Thursday, April 7, 2016

NRGI launches site with project level payments data

The Natural Resource Governance Institute [] (NRGI) has launches a new website, providing project level payment data with the aim to increase transparency in the natural resources sector across the world. is an open-source repository of data on oil, gas and mining projects across the world. It provides a platform to collect, display, download and search extractive project information using open data. It aims to harvest data on project-by-project payments to governments—based on recent mandatory disclosure legislation in the EU, U.S. and Canada as well as EITI reports—and link it to associated information about the project from a variety of sources. The platform will make it easier for journalists, CSOs, researchers and government officials to search, access and download relevant data.
Have a look here [] and further explanation here.

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