The International Secretariat is visiting the country to carry out the first stage (Initial data collection and stakeholder consultation) of Validation. To find out more about Ghana (includes information on the country manager), visit the country page.
Ghana has published its third EITI report presenting the aggregation and reconciliation of mining benefits paid by mining companies and received by the Government of Ghana in 2005. Earlier aggregated reports included those for January 2004-June 2004 and July 2004-December 2004. Ghana is hoping to complete validation in 2009.
The EITI is pleased to welcome Kinross as the an EITI Supporting Company. Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Brazil, Canada, Chile, Ecuador, Ghana, Mauritania, Russia and the United States, employing approximately 7,500 people worldwide.
Implementers from 11 countries met to share experiences from their EITI.