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Extractives remediation & public health — open data advocacy in Nigeria

Following a recent lead poisoning epidemic in the Zamfara State of Northern Nigeria — the result of the local artisanal gold mining operations — local non-profit organisation Follow The Money took immediate action against their corrupt local government who they

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The relationship between extractives and financing development

11 August 2015 Eddie Rich The EITI as a tool for bringing the benefits of natural resources to citizens. Many important points were made at last month’s Financing for Development Conference in Addis, Ethiopia. Moving from declarations to actions will

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A Tale of Three Cities

13 April 2015 Eddie Rich Day 1 of Board programme in the Congos: 13 April A Board delegation visits a school close to the Katanga mine in Lubumbashi, DRC. Image: EITI International Secretariat. This week promises to be a monumental

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