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The World Bank's Role in Implementing the EITI

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Providing countries with grants and technical assistance
to implement the EITI principles


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Zambia Increases Capacity of Civil Society to Further Implement EITI

Zambia EITI Event with CSOs

Zambia is experiencing another cycle of growth partly due to its mining sector. The country has known fluctuating fortunes during its long history of copper exploitation. The government and key stakeholders are keen to ensure that the mineral resources contribute to sustainable and inclusive growth. More »

The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) multi-donor trust fund provides countries with grant resources to implement the EITI principles of revenue transparency. The World Bank Oil, Gas, and Mining Unit (SEGOM) supports EITI implementation at country level and globally. The Division administers the EITI multi-donor trust fund (MDTF) to which a number of donors have contributed for this purpose.

The MDTF is part of the Global Partnership Programs under the Sustainable Development Network (SDN) Vice Presidency.

The global EITI, established in 2003, promotes and supports improved governance in resource-rich countries through the full publication and verification of company payments and government revenues from oil, gas, and mining.

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