No EITI Status

MPDH became PWYP’s first member in Rwanda in November 2014. The organisation had been involved in the campaign against illegal extraction of natural resources in the Great Lakes and has worked on the protection of communities living near extraction sites.

Key Facts

  • Natural resources include gold, tin ore, tungsten ore, methane and hydropower.
  • Mining is Rwanda’s second-biggest foreign-exchange earner.
  • Rwanda is the world’s fourth largest producer of tungsten.
  • CIA World Factbook, Bloomberg

Key Contacts


  • MPEDH (Movement for the Education of the Rwandan People)