The Mozambican government and international financial institutions made bad deals, and it's ordinary Mozambicans who will suffer.
With billions on the line, and oil prices declining, an opportunity awaits to ensure African states and communities get a fair deal.
A century from now, how will development historians characterize our policy advocacy in a post-2015 world?
Advocating for transparency and accountability in the extractives sector is becoming increasingly dangerous.
Foreign aid donors could help navigate the risks and opportunities.
Results of a World Bank Institute survey on public perceptions of extractive industries in developing countries are practically useless to understanding what communities directly affected by mining and oil operations actually think.