This document has been issued by the EITI International Secretariat as a standardised model Terms of Reference (TOR) for implementing countries that wish to conduct a scoping study to inform scoping decisions related to preparation of their EITI reports.
Countries may wish to use parts of or the entire TOR depending on the scoping needs. The text in brackets should be completed by the MSG. Questions about this document can be directed to the International Secretariat.
For guidance on scoping, please also see Guidance note 9.