The final EITI Validation Report for Liberia was published August 2009. The report presents the results of the 2009 Validation of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in the Republic of Liberia (LEITI). The validation represents the second EITI Validation exercise undertaken, and the first EITI validation exercise in Africa. A consortium led by Oxford Policy Management (OPM), in association with the Emerging Markets Group (EMG) and the UK National Audit Office (NAO), conducted the validation.
This is the report of the 2009 Validation of the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) in Liberia. The validation represents the second EITI validation exercise undertaken, and the first EITI validation exercise in Africa. A consortium led by Oxford Policy Management (OPM), in association with the Emerging Markets Group (EMG) and the UK National Audit Office (NAO), conducted the validation.
Liberia was designated as EITI Compliant on 15 October 2009
By Sefton Darby, Revenue Watch Institute, June 2009.
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Since the inception of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), the reporting method for company payments to governments has been one of the most contentious issues, specifically, whether disclosures should be made on a disaggregated, company-by-company basis or in aggregated form, without company-specific breakdowns. In this Revenue Watch report, author Sefton Darby lays out the most common arguments for an aggregated reporting standard,
Diamonds, governance and ‘local’ development in post-conflict Sierra Leone: Lessons for artisanal and small-scale mining in sub-Saharan Africa?
This paper critically examines some of the main challenges associated with facilitating 'good governance' in small-scale diamond-mining communities, focusing on the experience of Sierra Leone. Two recent governance initiatives in the country's diamond sector are reviewed: the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS) for rough diamonds and the Diamond Area Community Development Fund (DACDF). The analysis considers some of the broader lessons that have emerged,
The EITI Program under the Oil, Gas and Mining Policy and Operations Unit (COCPO) of the World Bank has issued the report "Engagement with Civil Society: An EITI implementation case study". The report aims at demonstrating the experience of the COCPO in engaging with civil society organisations (CSOs) involved in the EITI process, including an outline of the results from the Direct Grant Facility/Multi Dollar Trust Fund interaction as well as reflections on COPCO’s future support and engagement with CSOs.
14-15 May 2009, Washington DC, United States
This document highlights some of the endorsements the EITI has won from countries, companies and organisations.
This EITI Report covers Central African Republic's extractive sector in 2006. It was published in March 2009.