Publication Type: 
Research on the EITI
Published Date: 
July, 2013

Funding mechanisms for national secretariats in EITI Compliant countries: Options for consideration in Nigeria

Nigerian EITI has by far the largest national secretariat of any national EITI body so far with a staff of about 50.

Today, it is largely funded over the Federal budget which raised questions on whether this makes NEITI too dependent  on Federal authorities. In order to find alternatives to funding NEITI, together with Facility for Oil Sector Transparency and Reform in Nigeria (FOSTER) looked at how other EITI secretariats are funded, to see if there are lessons to be learned. This short report summarises what this review identified.

Link to full report