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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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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.

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

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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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Petroleum Commission advised to establish online repository PDF Print E-mail

The Petroleum Commission has been advised to urgently set up an online repository where information on upstream petroleum blocks could be accessed. The Petroleum Commission is the upstream regulator of Ghana's petroleum sector. It is mandated to regulate, manage and co-ordinate all activities in the upstream petroleum industry for the overall benefit and welfare of Ghanaians.

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Pass Mineral Development Fund Bill PDF Print E-mail

Pressure continues to mount on Parliament to pass the Mineral Development Fund (MDF) Bill to prevent the facility, which has existed for decades without a law, from further manipulation. The latest demand is contained in the 2012/2013 Ghana Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (GHEITI) for the Mining Sector Report, which was launched in Accra on Tuesday.

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GNPC told to publish its investment plan ...in the spirit of accountability PDF Print E-mail

The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) has been asked to publish its investment plan with its associated cost to prevent any misconstruing in respect of unspent cash by the public. This was the recommendation made regarding GNPC in the Ghana Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative(GHEITI) 2012/2013 Report on the Oil and Gas Sector, prepared by Boas and Associates and launched in Accra recently.

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Revenue From Natural Resources Will Be Prudently Managed -Terkper PDF Print E-mail

Hon. Seth Terkper - Minister of Finance

Mr. Seth Terkper Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, on Tuesday said government is working assiduously to ensure that the enhanced revenues from the country’s natural resources are prudently managed and utilized for the benefit of the people. He said revenues from natural resources are to benefit people who are negatively impacted by the activities of extractive sector companies.

This was contained in a keynote address read by Mr Franklin Ashiadey, National Coordinator of the Ghana Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (GHEITI), at the dissemination workshop on the 2012/2013 audit reports of the initiative on mining and oil and gas sectors at Half Assini.

 

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Opening Address At The First GHEITI National Steering Committee (NSC) Meeting In 2015 By Major M.S. Tara (Rtd) Chairman, Ghana EITI - 27th January 2015 PDF Print E-mail

Members of the Ghana EITI National Steering Committee, Good Morning, it is my pleasure to welcome to the first meeting of the Steering Committee in 2015 and also to wish you a happy new year.

2.    This certainly is a good opportunity to set the tone for the months ahead and provide general guidance on how we want to chat the future of the Ghana EITI going forward, especially for 2015. Generally, these Steering Committee meetings are very important because it provides our partners from Civil Society and Companies the opportunity and the platform to bring their perspective to bear on the governance of the extractive sector and in shaping the future of Ghana EITI.

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