Ethiopia EITI (Grant II) (WB-P159798)

  • Ethiopia
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
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Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Dec 1, 2016
Date when project documentation and funding is reviewed by the Board for consideration and approval. Some development banks will state a "board date" or "decision date." When funding approval is obtained, the legal documents are accepted and signed, the implementation phase begins.
Ministry of Finance and Economic Cooperation, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
A public entity (government or state-owned) provided with funds or financial support to manage and/or implement a project.
  • Energy
  • Mining
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.38 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Feb 26, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Aug 15, 2016

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Project Description
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The development objective of this project is to support the effective implementation of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in Ethiopia. This project comprises four project components. The first component, capacity building and training will involve organizing training activities for key stakeholders to increase their understanding of the EITI and to encourage their participation in the implementation of the Initiative. The second component, preparation of reports will involve financing the EEITI National Steering Committee in conducting ongoing scoping studies on EITI implementation, and creation of an EITI Reporting Template- including with regard to scope of the reporting sectors; level of detail of the reconciliation/audit process; defining materiality with regard to payments and revenue streams; degree of data disintegration; inclusion/non-inclusion of subnational, in-kind, and social payments; etc. It will also involve financing the hiring of an Independent Administrator to prepare the subsequent EITI reports, including the reconciliation of payments made by mining and oil companies to the Government and direct payments by mining companies to specific municipalities. Lastly, it will involve financing the publication of other reports relating to EITI, such as the annual activity reports, beneficial ownership roadmap, etc. The third component,awareness-raising or communication shall include implementation of the EITI Communications strategy by a communication company to communicate (i) the merits of transparency of mining, oil and gas revenues; and (ii) the EITI process in Ethiopia and the results of the first EITI Report at the municipal and community level, with the objective of provoking public awareness and debate over these issues.

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Name: EEITI National Secretariat
Contact: Merga Kenea
Title: Head, National EEITI Secretariat
Tel: 00251116463426

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