Natural resources and rights
While natural resources can generate wealth, countries that depend on this wealth often suffer greater corruption, social unrest, and human rights violations. We believe people have a right to participate in decisions that affect their lives.
News update September 3, 2015
Court order will force agency to expedite process in victory for transparency advocates
Story August 26, 2015
Indigenous farmers in northern Cambodia face the loss of their forests and farmland to foreign companies
Story July 21, 2015
Agricultural expert says finance for farmers would drive development
First Person blog July 20, 2015
In the last five years, oil-producing developing countries like Nigeria earned about $1.5 trillion. So where is all this money?
Story July 17, 2015
Legislation requiring information about oil revenues would help fragile community rebuild homes and schools
Story July 15, 2015
Oil-producing area suffers in poverty and conflict, but information on payments could help unlock resources for development.