REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR CONSULTANCY SERVICES
Country : Zambia
Name of Project : Zambia Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative
Project Contract No. : ZEITI/SEC/C/001/12
Project ID No. : P109092
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.
On Wednesday 23 February 2011 the Zambian Minister of Mines and Mineral Development, HE Maxwell M.B. Mwale, launched Zambia’s first EITI report that discloses payments made by the major mining companies to government for 2008.
Chair of the EITI Board, Clare Short took part in the latest BBC World Debate at the first Mining & Investment Forum in Lusaka, Zambia. Other panelists included Situmbeko Musokotwane (Zambian Minister of Finance and National Planning), Emmanuel Mutati, (Mopani Copper Mine), Andrew DeSimone (Vale), Steve Manteaw (ISODEC), Kapil Kapoor (the World Bank), and was hosted by Redi Tlhabi.