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Enhancing the integrity of the Oil for Development Programme: Assessing vulnerabilities to corruption and identifying prevention measures – case studies of Bolivia, Mozambique Uganda. Final report.

The overall objective of the OfD program is to promote economically, environmentally and socially responsible management of petroleum resources which safeguards the needs of future generations. To achieve this, the OfD program works towards supporting good management of petroleum resources through sound legal frameworks, implemented by the relevant institutions, with accountability. The OfD delivery of the program is focused around three pillars: resources, revenue and environment. The OfD program is currently conducting activities in about 20 countries, many of which experience corruption.

To deliver broader engagement and relationships in country, in a mode of operation supported by a focused Political Economy Analysis, would require a stronger role for Norwegians in the embassy on the ground. This would enable the latter to work together with the OfD Secretariat in complementing the presently strong bilateral technically-focussed relationships with specific institutions in-country