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Civil Society perspectives and recommendations on the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI).

Oil and gas activity in West Africa is thriving with over 10% of the world’s crude oil coming from this area. There are still vast oil reserves off shore, and at least 34 Norwegian companies have thrown themselves into the battle for the black gold.
Oil, gas and mining is an important economic sector in more than 60 developing and transitional countries. Two thirds of the world’s poorest people live in these countries. The revenues from this industry can help find a way out of poverty – but the oposite is taking place. Find out why. A short and accessable guide to the extractive industries and the importance of transparency in the revenue streams.
Follow the Money provides practical information on how citizens of resource-rich countries can become effective monitors of government earnings and expenditures.