The EITI Blog

The EITI Blog gathers together ideas about the role of transparency and natural resources in creating economic growth and fighting poverty and corruption. The blog is authored by members of the EITI Secretariat and key stakeholders.

14 January 2014 Roberto Herrera
“Guaranteeing all citizens benefits from our extractive industries”.
8 January 2014 Bermet Tursunkulova
Dr Tursunkulova shares her views on the effectiveness of the EITI in Kyrgyzstan.
4 December 2013 Lyydia Kilpi
The link between the EITI and the Corruption Perceptions Index isn't straightforward.
2 December 2013 Anders T. Kråkenes
EITI's Anders Kråkenes writes that the users of disclosed data are not always who you think.
1 December 2013 Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed
"My aspiration was to become the Accountant General."
26 November 2013 Tawfiq Al-Budiji
The key to analysing EITI Reports is not to get distracted by small discrepancies and details, writes Tawfiq Al-Budiji.
25 November 2013 Francisco Paris
LAC countries in 2013 seem readier than ever to embrace the EITI, writes EITI's Francisco Paris.
20 November 2013 Helene Johansen
The voice behind the EITI's online channels tells you about the followers of the EITI and what they want to know.
12 November 2013 Terry Heymann
World Gold Council's Terry Heymann writes about a new "ground-breaking report".
11 November 2013 Aasmund Andersen
"We need to get to the stage where data is published directly from the public administration systems."
31 October 2013 Helene Johansen
The winners of the EITI infographic competition is now announced, together with special mentions.
24 October 2013 Johnny West
"In a world of Dodd-Franks and the European directives, does EITI still even have a role?" asks Open Oil's Johnny West.
21 October 2013 Sam Tokpah
“Liberians like many citizens in resource-rich countries see very little of their resources.”
19 October 2013 Jonas Moberg
Jonas Moberg shares his reflections from the meeting held in Abidjan last week.
18 October 2013 Jo Swinson
Jo Swinson, the UK’s EITI Champion and Business Minister, talks about what the group hopes to achieve.
10 October 2013 Gisela Granado
Gisela Granado tells how two EITI implementing countries work together to ensure youth ownership of their EITI.
8 October 2013 Jo Swinson
The UK Minister in charge of the country's EITI process explains why in this blog post.
19 September 2013 Mark A. J. Regis
Meet the first of the EITI National Coordinators to be featured monthly in this new article series from the Secretariat.
2 September 2013 Jonas Moberg
A quick update for those that are new and old to the EITI
5 July 2013 Sam Bartlett
EITI's Technical Director Sam Bartlett blogs about the importance of timeliness in EITI reporting.