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4 Challenges for the future

Along with the many of the achievements and impacts, the Progress Report 2016 highlights four challenges that the EITI will have to address in the near future.

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How the EITI works

The countries follow a three step approach to implenement the EITI Standard.

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Jonas Moberg

Since the last Progress Report, EITI implementation has come a long way. Across the world in the 49 implementing countries over 400 people work full time on the EITI and 1200 serve on EITI national commissions.

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What the EITI does

A country’s natural resources, such as oil, gas, metals and minerals, belong to its citizens. Extraction of these resources can lead to economic growth and social development. 

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Where implementation happens

EITI matters. Implementing countries disclose information on tax payments, licenses, contracts, production and other key elements around resource extraction. Most of these countries use the EITI to inform their extractive sector policies.

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