Transparency, accountablity needed in mining sector

October 22, 2010

Transparency and accountability are essential elements for effective management of natural resources for poverty reduction, economic growth and sustainable development. In Zimbabwe, the government and private companies should be obliged by law to disclose, publish and subject to public scrutiny all mining contracts and agreements.
People should access information on the revenue generated, its distribution, the names and ownership structures of private companies given mining contracts. Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association). Read this opinion here.

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