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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.

When governments makes deals with companies for their oil and mining resources, citizens stand to gain more if they know the contract terms.

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 has held two regional workshops to help local groups analyze the report and take a leading role in Iraq's EITI process.

Groups from Cameroon and Ghana observed industry activities firsthand and traded experiences with policy and public dialogue.

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.

On 23 November, Penplusbytes introduced RWI's oil, gas and mining media training program to Ghana's gold-rich Ashanti region.

Tensions were high at RWI's Beirut workshop as Iraqi lawmakers debated the role oil will play in their country's future.

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.

Iraqi parliamentarians gathered in Beirut for a three-day workshop on lawmakers' roles and responsibilities in oil and gas oversight.

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

Nearly 70 legislators and civil society members gather for RWI's parliamentary forum in Ghana.

Revenue Watch welcomed its first francophone Africa "summer school" class in Yaounde, Cameroon, this September.

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

Government officials and advocates from Mongolia and Kyrgyzstan met in October to discuss mining revenue management.