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Oxfam is urging President Obama and African leaders to make bold commitments to help transform African institutions into models of transparency and accountability.

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Goldmine, Poedogo, Burkina Faso. Photo: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam

Africa’s remarkable growth, driven in large part by a minerals and energy boom, is threatened by illicit capital outflows and widening income gaps.

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Oxfam welcomed commitments by France, Germany and the UK to make it mandatory for oil, gas and mining companies to publish data regarding their payments in resource-rich countries.

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A diamond miner in the Central African Republic. The EITI visited the Central African Republic in November 2009. Credit: EITI

The deadline for the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative arrives, but only two out of 22 countries have completed their validation.

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Kenema, Sierra Leone diamond mine: Digging out the diamondiferous gravel. Credit: Crispin Hughes/Oxfam

Voluntary approaches to increasing transparent and accountable management of natural resources wealth are making sluggish progress. The Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative must put in place additional mandatory disclosure rules.

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Tanzanian women in Mtamba, Tanzania. Credit: Aubrey Wade/Oxfam

Today’s biofuel policies are not solving the climate or fuel crises but are instead contributing to food insecurity and inflation, hitting poor people hardest.

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