Behind the scenes of EITI's struggle to gain traction in Africa

The Executive Director of the EITI Secretariat, Mark Robinson.
The Executive Director of the EITI Secretariat, Mark Robinson. © Andrew Wheeler/EITI
The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), which aims to improve transparency in the mining and oil sectors, has obtained only limited results in the African countries which have adopted it. The organisation, based in Norway, relies heavily on its member countries' representatives, who often have ties with governments and extractive industry companies. [...] (1532 words)
Issue dated 25/02/2022 Reading time 7 minutes
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