State Minister for Planning (Third Left), State Minister for Mineral Development (Fourth Left) in the first row and other Stakeholders at the launch of the Second EITI Report in Kampala Sheraton Hotel September 15, 2023.
Gold Mining at Greenstone Resources Mining in Busia District.
H.E President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni (second left) officially launches oil drilling rig at Kingfisher oil fields in Buhuka village, Kyangwali Subcounty in Kikuube District January 24, 2023.
Uganda Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
The Uganda Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (UGEITI) was established following a cabinet decision on 28th January 2019. Uganda became the 26th member country in Africa and the 54th in the world.
Uganda joined EITI on 12th August 2020 becoming the 26th member country in Africa and the 54th in the world.
Kingfisher Development Area
EITI implementation in Uganda is steered by a 25-person Multi-stakeholder Group (MSG) comprised of representatives from the 3 stakeholder constituencies: Government, Extractive Companies and Civil Society Organizations.
H.E President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni (with hat), oil and gas projects joint venture partners after announcing the Final Investment Decision (FID) in Kampala February 1, 2022.
The Uganda Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (UGEITI) was established following a Cabinet decision on 28th January 2019. The Cabinet tasked the Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development to put in place the necessary institutional framework to enable Uganda to become an EITI member country.
Uganda EITI Activities
What is EITI?
The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) is a global initiative that promotes the open and accountable management of oil, gas and mineral resources.Its implementation is overseen by the EITI International Board chaired by Rt Hon Helen Clark. The Board represents extractive companies, investors, international civil society organizations and supporting country governments.
Why EITI is Important
EITI is implemented in the Uganda by the Uganda EITI Multi-Stakeholder Group (MSG). The MSG is responsible for overseeing implementation and agreeing all decisions on EITI in Uganda. The MSG is made up of representatives from industry, civil society and government.