After several years of support from NRGI, governance of Guinea’s mining sector has markedly improved, with increased investment, quadrupled bauxite production and increased tax revenues from the sector. A new, transparent cadaster facilitates the allocation of licenses and government monitoring of license obligations.
Colleagues from NRGI’s Research, Data and Learning Team have released their first quarterly email update. You can learn more about open data and extractives governance, and benefit from the team’s tips on research produced by others in the field. Read the new edition and subscribe.
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