18 February 2009, Doha, Qatar
This is the report of the 2009 Validation of the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) in Azerbaijan. This was the first EITI Validation ever to be undertaken. It was undertaken by a consortium led by Coffey International Development, in association with International Petroleum Associates Norway (IPAN) and PKF.
For many countries rich in oil, gas and minerals, development remains an elusive goal. The rich get richer, the poor stay poor, inequality rises, economies stagnate, corruption flourishes and conflict deepens.
An abridged version of the paper is available at VoxEU.org
This publication by the World Bank is now replaced by the EITI Handbook.
This older publication is kept here for reference. Click here to read more about the document and download the pdf.
Liberia has been in the process of implementing the EITI since 2006. The impacts demonstrate that the benefits of the EITI to the country are extensive. In this case study, Negbalee Warner, Head of the LEITI Secretariat, and Eddie Rich, Deputy Head of the EITI International Secretariat, offer their reflections on the contribution of the EITI process to the creation of sustainable development and post-conflict reconciliation in Liberia.
Gavin Hilson and Roy Maconachie, Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy Review, Volume 30, Issue 1 January 2009 , pages 52 - 100.
The article critically examines the challenges that come with implementing the EITI -a policy mechanism marketed by donors and Western governments as a key to facilitating economic improvement in resource-rich developing countries-in sub-Saharan Africa.
This EITI Report covers Kazakhstan's extractive sector in 2006. It was published in December 2008.
This EITI Report covers Azerbaijan's extractive sector in 2008. It was published in December 2008.
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Since its launch in 2002, the of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) has become an important platform for change, helping countries that adopt even its minimum requirements to build greater transparency and accountability. Implementing countries have taken very different approaches to adopting the initiative, allowing each nation to shape its own process according to its needs. Revenue Watch is proud to introduce our new report,
This EITI Report covers Nigeria's extractive sector in 2005. It was published in October 2008.