Publication Type: 
Research on the EITI
Published Date: 
November, 2017

The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI): The latest attempt at governing the extractive industries in Chad

For over a decade, Chad has embraced the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), one of the most widely-adopted interventions aimed at improving knowledge of revenue distribution in the mining and oil and gas sectors worldwide. In Chad, the EITI provides a foundation for dialogue between various stakeholders and has thus become an important entry point for examining the social and economic impacts of oil in the country. This paper provides an extended analysis of the EITI experience in the country, focusing specifically on how it has influenced the governance of oil revenue, the role played by civil society organisations in this area, and the responses of the government to the intervention.

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