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30 June 2015
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Author: Österreichische Forschungsstiftung für Internationale Entwicklung

Die steigende Nachfrage nach extraktiven Rohstoffen sowie der Rohstoffpreisboom der 2000er-Jahre haben in den letzten Jahren die Debatte über den mangelnden Beitrag von Rohstoffreichtum zu inklusiver Entwicklung intensiviert. Als eine zentrale Ursache...

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26 June 2015

Zambia: NGO declaration calls for increased transparency, accountability and action on tax avoidance in mining

Author: Publish What you Pay

'The 4th Zambian Alternative Mining Indaba Declaration', 26 Jun 2015:…[T]he Zambia Alternative Mining Indaba (ZAMI)…2015 [held] under the theme, “Our Natural Resources, Our Future, Putting Local Communities First,”…note[s] with concern that Zambia is...

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18 June 2015

Nigerian president urged to implement extractives transparency reports to turn resource curse into blessing

Author: Sunday Michael Ogwu, Daily Trust (Nigeria)

'EITI urges Buhari to run with NEITI report', 18 Jun 2015: The International Chair of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), Clare Short, has called on [Nigerian] President Mohammadu Buhari to dust off…reports of the Nigeria...

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15 June 2015
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Author: Mansour Fall, Agence de presse sénégalaise (Sénégal)

" Pétrole et mines : Macky Sall plaide pour des contrats "plus équitables", 13 juin 2016...

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15 June 2015

Nigerian transparency body urges African Development Bank to entrench transparency in resource management

Author: Vanguard (Nigeria)

'NEITI urges AfDB to entrench transparency in resource management', 15 Jun 2015: The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, has called on the newly-elected President…[of the] African Development Bank, AfDB, Mr. Akinwunmi Adesina...

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12 June 2015

Sierra Leone on course to produce EITI reports

Author: Ibrahim Tarawallie, Concorde Times (Sierra Leone)

'Salone on course to produce EITI reports', 12 Jun 2015: [The] Chief of Staff, Office of the President…[has] stated that work…[i]s in progress for Sierra Leone to produce its annual activity reports on the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative...

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4 June 2015

Africa: Journalist says failure of natural resource-wealth to translate into improved living standards partly attributable to illicit flows

Author: Madalitso Kateta, in Equal Times

"Extractive industries in Africa = extracted profits"...

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21 May 2015

Who Is BC's Big LNG Partner? A Petronas Primer

Author: Andrew Nikiforuk, TheTyee.ca

Just one week after the Lax Kw'alaams band rejected a $1-billion offer by Petronas to build a liquefied natural gas terminal at the mouth of the Skeena River in British Columbia, Premier Christy Clark has signed an agreement with Malaysia's national...

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21 May 2015

Ghana: NGOs call for provision on environmental restoration to be included in extractives transparency bill

Author: Ghana Broadcasting Corporation

'CSOs call for a review of GHEITI bill', 21 May 2015: Civil society Organisations…are calling for…[a] review of…Ghana[‘s] Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (GHEITI) bill to include the restoration of the environment after extraction of...

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21 May 2015

Nigeria's extractives transparency initiative to undergo validation review by EITI

Author: Juliet Alohan, Leadership (Nigeria)

'Assessing Nigeria's chances at passing EITI validation', 21 May 2015: The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) is a global body which promotes the principles of openness, transparency and accountability in the operations and...

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