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Posts Tagged ‘Natural Resource Governance Institute’ (3 found)

Beneficial Ownership: Tackling Hidden Company Ownership Through Myanmar’s EITI Process

gwMyanmar is one of many countries where the oil, gas and mining industries have long been synonymous with secrecy and dirty dealing. Too often resource riches which could be used to lift populations out of poverty instead fall into the hands of corrupt elites […]

September 13, 2016  •  By Global Witness and Natural Resource Governance Institute  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

As Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi makes historic U.S. visit, industry lobbying and vested interests jeapordise Obama foreign policy legacy

U.S. industry lobbying to roll back sanctions on Myanmar (Burma) before critical reforms in the country have kicked in risks undoing its fragile progress towards democracy, prosperity and peace, Global Witness said today […]

September 13, 2016  •  By Global Witness  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Sharing the Wealth: A Roadmap for Distributing Myanmar’s Natural Resource Revenues

Jade in MyanmarOil, natural gas and mineral revenues are generated in nearly every state and region in Myanmar, with the most important onshore interests lying in Bago, Kachin, Magway, Mandalay, Sagaing, Shan and Tanintharyi. In these areas and others, extractive activities have significantly impacted livelihoods and the local environment […]

February 16, 2016  •  By Natural Resource Governance Institute  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤