Albania, Burkina Faso, Mozambique and Zambia have now become EITI Candidate countries. This was announced by the EITI Board at its meeting in Washington DC. With these four new countries, 30 countries are now implementing the EITI, further bolstering EITI as the standard for transparent management of revenues from the oil, gas and mining sectors.
Burkina Faso has produced its first EITI report which discloses mining revenues in 2008 and 2009. The report represents a significant effort from stakeholders in the country and exceeds the minimum EITI criteria in several ways. Financial data is disaggregated by company and payment type, providing a nuanced account of revenue inflow. Important recommendations on data collection and reporting by companies and government entities are also offered.
Les membres du Comité de Pilotage de l’ITIE Burkina Faso se sont réunis à Ouagadougou le 29 juillet dernier en présence de la Banque mondiale et d’autres partenaires internationaux, afin de prendre connaissance des nouvelles Règles de l’ITIE convenues par le Conseil d'administration de l’ITIE en février 2011.
L’édition 2011 des Règles de l’ITIE est le fruit d’un long processus de consultation avec les parties prenantes de l’ITIE y compris les groupes multipartites nationaux.
Avocet Mining PLC is a gold mining and exploration company listed on London Stock Exchange and on Oslo Børs. The company's principal activities are gold mining and exploration in Burkina Faso (as 90 per cent owner of the Inata gold mine and 100 per cent owner of eight exploration licences in the Bélahouro region surrounding Inata) and exploration in Guinea and
Burkina Faso's second EITI report shows the country more than doubled its revenues from selling its minerals.
Gabon 'delisted'. Sierra Leone, Mauritania and Yemen 'suspended'.
Burkina Faso's new EITI Report provides valuable information on the country’s mining sector in 2011.
The signature bonuses paid were not foreseen in the fiscal code.
Kimsegninga Savadogo, Burkina Faso’s National Secretariat Comms Officer, on why he is committed to the EITI’s potential.
Fourteen countries are meeting in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, for a week of training and peer learning. Chair Fredrik Reinfeldt joined the participants on the first day of the training to discuss the impact the EITI is having in their countries. Please see the programme attached below.
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Please consult the French version of this page for all training materials.