This report published by Publish What You Pay and Revenue Watch Institute examines progress made on the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in the 21 countries that endorsed the agreement four years ago. Eye on EITI outlines the steps necessary to curb the corruption that pervents citizens from benefiting from their country's natural resource wealth.
The EITI London Conference 2005 established an international advisory group (IAG) to guide the further work of the International EITI Secretariat on defining and refining proposals on the future of the EITI.
The IAG final report for the EITI conference in Oslo in October 2006 on the future of EITI, that included detailed proposals for the future organisation of the Initiative, including the management of international support to the EITI, incentives for implementation,
This EITI Report covers Cameroon's extractive sector in 2005. It was published in July 2006.
Michael Rosser, Centre for the Future State, Institute of Development Studies, IDS Working Papers - 268, Brighton, United Kingdom, April 2006.
This paper presents a critical survey of the literature on the 'resource curse', focusing on three main questions: (i) are natural resources bad for development?; (ii) what causes the resource curse?; and, (iii) how can the resource curse be overcome? In respect of these questions, three observations are made. First,
This EITI Report covers Gabon's extractive sector in 2004. It was published in December 2005.
This EITI Report covers Azerbaijan's extractive sector in 2005. It was published in December 2005.
This book investigates how revenues derived from natural resource exploitation can be translated into real benefits for the citizens of resource-rich countries.
Shows how despite unprecedentedly high prices of natural resources such as oil and gas on the global market,
It is the first EITI guide to implementation.
In 2005, the EITI published the EITI Source Book to guide countries wishing to implement the EITI. The source book did not include any requirements, but rather indicated key issues that need to be addressed in order to ensure comprehensive and reliable reporting. The Source Book contains examples of oil and gas and mining reporting templates.
This EITI Report covers Azerbaijan's extractive sector in 2004. It was published in December 2004.
This EITI Report covers Azerbaijan's extractive sector in 2003. It was published in December 2003.