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Karzai Commits to Contract Transparency, But the Devil Is in the Details

August 2, 2012
In the face of growing public scepticism, Afghan President Hamid Karzai is taking new steps to ensure the country's natural resource wealth benefits its citizens. Following a 26 June speech to the national assembly, Karzai has recently issued a decree outlining the role of government ministries in ensuring a transparent and accountable system for mineral sector development.