Transparency and Accountability in Natural Resource Revenue Management (2014-2018)

To combat corruption and increase accountability and government effectiveness in many developing countries, the international community and advocacy groups have been pushing for greater transparency. Consequently, advocates, officials, and diplomats are increasingly focusing on transparency as the means to better manage revenues from high-value natural resources in developing countries. Read more about the project.


Illusionary Transparency? Oil Revenues, Information Disclosure and Transparency

By Jerome Jeffison Yaw Ofori & Päivi Lujala.
Experience shows that discovery of valuable natural resources can become a curse rather than a blessing, and transparency has been identified as key to better resource governance because it can limit opportunities for corruption and mismanagement.