The Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) is a Liberian NGO founded in 2002. SDI is working to transform and improve natural resource related decision making processes in the country. SDI focuses on resource governance, corruption, community benefits and public participation. In 2006 SDI received the Goldman Environmental Prize for outstanding environmental achievements in Africa. The organisation actively participates in the national and international discussions on forests and climate change. Besides forestry SDI plays an active role in the "Mine Watch Initiative", that enhances the public understanding of social, environmental and development issues associated with mining.