News: How Zimbabweans persuaded diamond companies and government to listen

Source: PWYP Zimbabwe

The following excerpt is from an article that was published on the Publish What You Pay International Secretariat site on August 31, 2017. You can read the full post here.

Advocacy backed by data

In November, Mukasri Sibanda traveled to Jakarta to join the inaugural ranks of our “ Data Extractors ” — individual members trained in the technical art of identifying, obtaining and analysing financial information from governments and extractive companies. “I realised that it is important to empower communities with data literacy skills to enable them to drive the change process in the governance of mineral resources,” he said.

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