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Challenges around oil revenue management came to the forefront of the policy agenda as Uganda hosted the first International Growth Centre Africa Forum.

RWI is offering journalists in Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda a chance to learn more about the extractive industries in a six-month program on covering oil, gas and mineral sectors.

Angelo Izama believes Uganda can grow and diversify its economy if it can improve governance of its oil sector.

Five of the winners of ACME/RWI's prizes for best reporting on oil, gas and mining are alumni of our media training program.

RWI cohosted a technical briefing for Ugandan MPs on the Public Finance Bill, which is lawmakers' best hope for establishing a strong legal framework to manage oil revenues.

Ghanaian and Ugandan journalists explored issues from petroleum science to oil legislation and traveled onsite to Uganda's oil development region.

When Norwegian People's Aid looked for a media organization to support its South Sudan program, RWI's Ugandan partner ACME was a natural choice.

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.

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.

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.

Two alumni of RWI's media training program received top awards in a Ugandan contest for best reporting on oil and mining issues.

RWI Uganda partner ACME holds an "editor briefing" on transparency and accountability with civil society and government.
Meet both classes from the 2011 pilot program training journalists from Ghana and Uganda, two nations facing an array of challenges after recent major oil discoveries.

This September, amid heated debate, RWI and AFIEGO held two workshops on Uganda's new oil bill.

Revenue Watch convenes 70 members of parliament, activists and journalists to share knowledge on oil and mineral management.

On Monday, 14 African journalists arrived in Ghana for a 10-day workshop to strengthen their knowledge and skills for reporting on oil, gas and mining.

In this audio slideshow, RWI's Uganda media training partner explains the on-site education journalism trainees receive.

RWI is accepting applications from journalists reporting on oil and minerals.
After years of secrecy, Uganda’s government released its oil contracts to the parliamentary library.
When companies sell their oil and gas assets before production has even begun, they may turn a profit long before the host country can collect the tax revenues typically associated with production. The prospect of an immediate upside for industry with uncertain or delayed benefits for countries has sparked a debate over capital gains taxes on pre-production sales. Analyst and RWI advisor Keith Myers reviews current controversies in Uganda and Ghana, using these emerging oil nations to make the case for clearer extractive sector taxation rules.