Drafting of the Zambian Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) Bill aimed at compelling mining companies and Government to disclose payments of revenue, has been completed and will soon be handed over to Cabinet.
THE Zambia Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative has expanded its scope beyond mining by including forestry, fisheries and tourism sectors to help accountability and improve transparency as part of the broader efforts for poverty reduction.
Stakeholders from different organizations, donor partners and civil service organizations yesterday ended a one-day consultative meeting on the draft bill of the Sierra Leone Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (SLEITI).
The Nigeria EITI has said it will initiate fresh conversations on the contents and recommendations of various investigative committees set up by the federal government and National Assembly recently on issues around the management of the oil industry.
The Government of Guyana is moving to improve the level of transparency and accountability in the extractive industries, particularly mining, as it looks to hire consultants to undertake a scoping study of the adoption of the EITI.