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EITI seeks to create that missing transparency and accountability in revenue flows from the extractive industry....

The initiative encourages, government, extractive companies, International agencies and NGO’s to work together to develop a framework to promote transparency of payments in the extractive industries.

EITI pursues a policy of openness which promotes the concept of tolerance and good governance through the disbursement of royalties to benificiary communities and public disclosures...

Government's strategy for the sector is based on the recognition that the development of solid minerals in a sustainable manner can not be achieved without a deep involvement of the affected communities.

The EITI strategy calls for the definition of effective ways and means to empower and engage mining communities in the development process and to promote responsible behavior....

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REMARKS DELIVERED BY THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, MR. SULEMANU KONEY, AT THE LAUNCH OF THE 2014 GHEITI AUDITED REPORT FOR MINING AND OIL/GAS ON MARCH 31, 2016 AT THE MENSVIC HOTEL PDF Print E-mail

It is my profound pleasure to participate in the launch of the 2014 Ghana Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (GHEITI) Reconciliation Reports for Mining and Oil/Gas. This report comes on the heels of milestone  achievement  in  the  enactment  of  policies  designed  to maximize the benefits of natural resource to the state and citizenry. No doubt Ghana has been recognized as the star performer in initiating reforms based on the reconciliation reports at  the 2016 EITI global conference which was held in Lima, Peru.

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STATEMENT BY THE MINISTER FOR PETROLEUM, HON. EMMANUEL ARMAH KOFI BUAH (MP) AT THE LAUNCH OF THE 2014 EITI REPORT FOR MINING AND THE OIL /GAS SECTORS AT MENSVIC HOTEL, ACCRA PDF Print E-mail

Mr. Chairman, Colleague Ministers,

CEO, Ghana Chamber of Mines,
Members of the National Steering Committee,
Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen,

It is a pleasure for me to be part of the launch of the 2014 Ghana’s EITI Report for the Mininig and the Oil and Gas Sector. Mr. Chairman, in line with government’s policy to ensure transparency in the management of
petroleum resources, the Ministry roped into the Ghana’s Extractive Transparency Initiative (GHEITI) process which was operational in the mining sector right from the onset of the discovery of oil and gas in Ghana.

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KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY HON. MONA QUARTEY(MRS), DEPUTY MINISTER FOR FINANCE AT THE LAUNCH OF 2014 GHEITI REPORTS, MENSVIC HOTEL, ACCRA PDF Print E-mail

Mr. Chairman, Hon. Ministers,
Hon. Members of Parliament, Chief Directors and CEOs,
Members of the Ghana EITI Multi-Stakeholder Group (MSG), Development Partners,
Friends from the Media, Ladies and Gentlemen.

Good morning to you all. I deem it a great pleasure to be here this morning to launch the 2014 Ghana EITI Reports for the mining and oil/gas sectors and their accompanying Open Data Dash Board.

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REMARKS BY MINISTRY OF LANDS AND NATURAL RESOURCES AT THE LAUNCH OF THE 2014 GHANA EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES TRANSPARENCY INITIATIVE (GHEITI) REPORT & THE OPEN DATA DASHBOARD FOR MINING AND OIL/GAS SECTORS MENSVIC HOTEL, ACCRA - MARCH 30TH, 2016 PDF Print E-mail

Mr. Chairman,
Hon. Members of Parliament
Directors of MDAs and MMDAs
Representatives of Mining Companies and Developing Partners
Representatives of NGOs/CSOs
Members of the GhEITI
Distinguished Invited Guests
Members of the Media
Ladies and Gentlemen,

The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources is happy to participate in the launch of the 2014 GhEITI report as well as the open data dashboard for the Mining and Oil/Gas sectors.

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GHEITI CORRECTS MISREPRESENTATION OF FINDINGS IN ITS 2014 REPORT PDF Print E-mail

The attention of the national Multi-stakeholder Group (MSG) of the Ghana Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (GHEITI) has been drawn to certain media reports on some of the findings in its 2014 reconciliation report on the petroleum sector, which in the view of the MSG constitute a misrepresentation of the facts as contained in the report.

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ENI JOINS GHANA EITI PDF Print E-mail

ENI-Ghana has accepted to join the global transparency standard EITI. It joins about 30 companies in Ghana that have committed to improved transparency of government revenues from the extraction of natural resources. By joining the EITI, ENI is now committing to full transparency of extractive revenues from extraction of its oil, gas and mineral resources. They are also pledging to work together with business and civil society organizations to ensure an informed debate about how its natural resources are being managed.

ENI is a major integrated energy Company committed to growth in the activities of finding, producing, transporting, transforming and marketing oil and gas.

March 2016

 
Ghana Wins Global Extractive Industry Transparency Award PDF Print E-mail

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
GHANA WINS GLOBAL EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRY TRANSPARENCY AWARD
February 2016

Ghana has been acclaimed an exemplary implementer of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), and honoured for its strict implementation of the recommendations of the Ghana EITI (GHEITI) leading to far-reaching policy, regulatory, and institutional reforms in its mining, oil and gas sectors.

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Remarks By Ministry Of Lands And Natural Resources At The Ghana Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (GHEITI) 2012/2013 Reports Dissemination Workshop Capital View Hotel, Koforidua - August 13th, 2015 PDF Print E-mail

Hon. Chairman,
Hon. Deputy Minister of Finance,
Hon. Members of Parliament
Representatives of Mining Companies
Members of the GhEITI
Distinguished Invited Guests
Members of the Media
Ladies and Gentlemen,

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Infuse ‘Free Prior Informed Consent’ Into Mining Laws PDF Print E-mail

15th May, 2015

Government has been asked to take immediate steps to begin the process of incorporating Free Prior Informed Consent (FPIC) clauses into Ghana's mining laws. The addition of those clauses will protect mining communities from the many of the violations they suffer as a result of mining activities. FPIC will also equip the mining communities to protect their rights to ownership of land and rights to livelihood.

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Maximising Gains From Local Content Law... Specialisation and not Generalisation Is Way Forward—Varsity Don PDF Print E-mail

15th May, 2015

Ghana's quest to maximize benefits from its oil and gas resources can be given a boost if there is a strategic approach to the implementation of the Local content Law, Dr John Gatsi, a Chartered Economist and lecturer at University of Cape Coast, has submitted.

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Small Scale Miners Must Pay Royalties PDF Print E-mail

Government has been advised to put in place stringent measures to compel small scale miners to pay some royalties to the State. Although small scale miners account for over 34% of gold production, they do not pay mineral royalty. “Attempt should be made to obtain some revenue (royalty) from small scale mineral gold producers. The rate of extraction of gold by the small scale artisanal and miners mean the state is losing it resources without any compensatory revenue”.

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