EITI Secretariat
Publication Type: 
About the EITI
Published Date: 
September, 2018

EITI in Africa

Disclosing data | Strengthening governance | Fighting corruption

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The EITI has 24 member countries in Africa, almost half of the global total. Some of the first governments to join EITI and publish data in line with the EITI Standard were African. This report explores the EITI’s impact in Africa on a range of issues high on the regional agenda, including domestic resource mobilisation from extractives, licensing, beneficial ownership, state-owned enterprises and commodity trading transparency.


3 Message from the chair of the EITI
4 How the EITI works
8 Africa’s extractive industries
12 Domestic resource mobilisation
18 Local revenue transparency
20 Company social payments
22 Contract transparency
26 Licensing
28 Beneficial ownership
32 SOE transparency and commodity trading
36 Infrastructure deals