Transparency in energy governance: The extractive industries transparency initiative and publish what you pay campaign

Research article by James Van Alstine on 1 Dec 2014

In this chapter, James Van Alstine focuses on the dynamics of transparency in the extractive industry sector and in global energy governance. He examines the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) and Publish What You Pay campaign (PWYP), both of which target private actors investing in resource-rich developing countries to reveal payments to host governments to […]

Transparency in resource governance: the pitfalls and potential of “new oil” in Sub-Saharan Africa

Research article by James Van Alstine on 1 Feb 2014

An international agenda has evolved over the past decade to establish hard and soft rules to govern the impacts of the extractive industries. The international community and some resource-rich states have increasingly embraced norms such as transparency in resource governance. This paper explores how multi-stakeholder initiatives such as the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) and […]