We partner with governments, civil society actors, and research institutions working in low and middle-income countries to improve the lives of those who are affected by oil, gas or mineral extraction. We help our partners design new policies and programs based on the latest insights from social and behavioral sciences and to rigorously evaluate their impacts.
Evaluating Due Diligence Programs for Conflict Minerals
Democratic Republic of Congo
Surfacing Grievances through a Digital Platform
Working with Oxfam South Africa, Mining Affected Communities United in Action (MACUA), and Ulula, we piloted a mobile-based platform to identify and report mining-related grievances in South Africa.
Meta-Analysis of Commodity Prices and Conflict
LIBERIA: With the Ministry of Mines and Energy of Liberia, we are designing and testing strategies to improve oversight of the artisanal mining sector.
NIGERIA: We partnered with BudgIT, a Nigerian citizen budget watchdog group, from 2018 to 2019 to identify strategies to engage and motivate citizens to monitor and demand accountability around the expenditure of oil revenues.