Developing countries are expecting billions of dollars to fund a clean energy transformation. How can they ensure this money is spent in the public interest?
Last month, WRI convened a group of international experts to discuss policies and incentives for increasing the use of renewable energy in the developing world. WRI's Davida Wood and Lutz Weischer discuss the key lessons learned at the workshop and their work on helping developing countries make the transition to renewable energy.
An update from the International Anti-Corruption Conference.
Can new SEC disclosure rules help bring transparency to Uganda’s oil sector?
Lalanath de Silva, Director of WRI’s Access Initiative, answers questions on how the “right to know” is evolving in both developed and developing countries.
CAR government and people will now be able to track and monitor the country’s forests and logging concessions.
A new WRI project will quantify forest degradation and associated greenhouse gas emissions in the forests of the Republic of Congo.
Interactive Forest Atlas for Central African Republic - Atlas Forestier Interactif de la République Centrafricaine (Version 1.0)
Please see our Congo Basin Forest Atlases page for the latest versions of our Congo Basin Atlases, along with links to online interactive maps, desktop mapping applications, GIS data,...
Can forest-rich countries learn from the mistakes of extractive projects and avoid unleashing their own resource curse?
An Illegal Logging Case Study
This working paper explores the types of information and supporting data necessary to ensure that national strategies to reduce emissions are developed and implemented effectively. It does so by focusing on measures to address illegal logging, drawing on specific strategies and recommendations...