Finding a direct relationship between the EITI and CPI ranking is challenging, but the general trend is still positive.
Day 2 of the EITI Francophone Africa peer learning week
“It is not a problem of will, but a problem of a weak structure and information.” - Djibi Sow, National Coordinator of Mauritania
It is clear that the region needs better information systems. Michel Okoko, National Coordinator of Republic of the Congo said, “There is a lot of talk about information systems. Why? Because they don’t work”.
The EITI week in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, opens with a big bang, celebrities and strong messages.
The room was so crowded we had to organise extra chairs. Aside from the 60 participants from 14 Francophone African countries, the press and members of ministries and international institutions had made their way to the Novotel Hotel in central Abijdan.