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Experts joined advocates and journalists in Cameroon for an exhaustive RWI training session on understanding oil and mining contracts.

Revenue Watch's media training program enables journalists to hold government and companies more accountable.

Susan al-Saad of the Iraqi parliament recounts how an RWI workshop taught her to tackle problems from a different angle.

As experts prepare for a sweeping contract review process, donor groups are rallying around Guinea's commitment to mining sector reform.

The chair of Ghana’s citizen oversight committee joined experts from RWI and Oxfam to discuss the prospects for accountable oil revenue management.

On 1 June in Washington, D.C., distinguished guests joined RWI and Oxfam for a discussion on Ghana's new oil oversight committee.

As the public and the media react to an in-depth report on oil revenues, the government has responded with new disclosures.

The report by Ghana's Public Interest and Accountability Committee heralds a new approach in stronger oversight for the nation's burgeoning oil industry.

RWI consultant Keith Myers reflects on the challenges facing Iraq's parliament in creating a post-dictator oil power structure.

RWI and local partners held a workshop to discuss inputs to three proposed petroleum bills.

RWI and partners analyzed Uganda's new petroleum bills to provide international context to the debate in parliament and across Uganda.

This video explores how legislators won greater disclosure of contracts and the chance to get a better deal for their countries.

This video tells the story of how Tanzanian citizen groups and parliamentarians overcame mutual distrust to craft a better mining law.

At a Canadian parliamentary hearing, members of the mining industry, civil society and parliament expressed strong support for mandatory disclosure rules.

How intensive advocacy in Sierra Leone spurred the recall of the controversial mining deal and a new appreciation in government for civil society’s role.

In Uganda, collaboration between members of parliament and NGOs led to a turning point in the transparency of mining contracts.

By working directly with civil society, Tanzanian MPs were able to improve their draft mining bill dramatically.

When Tanzania released its mining bill, transparency advocates worked around the clock to analyze it and engage MPs.

Gaps in knowledge often prevent civil society and MPs from managing the mining sector for the greatest public benefit.

Parliamentarians in Tanzania learned to collaborate with civil society to improve mining governance.

Lawmakers from Uganda, Sierra Leone and Tanzania face the serious responsibility of ensuring that resource wealth can translate into public benefit.

After four years of work with legislators on managing oil and minerals, RWI is pleased to announce our new toolkit to help strengthen parliaments.

After years of operating under a decades-old oil law, Uganda's government formally presented its petroleum governance bill.

RWI's Emmanuel Kuyole explains the importance of natural resource transparency at a Brussels meeting on EU-Africa partnership.

RWI congratulated the government of Guinea for creating a contract review plan that can help enhance the rule of law and accelerate economic development.