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 Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

Uganda joined EITI on 12th August 2020 becoming the 26th member country in Africa and the 54th in the world.

Kingfisher Development Area

MSG Interface with Stakeholders 19th March, 2021.

Uganda Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

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.

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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 Multi-Stakeholder Group (MSG) 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

Multi-Stakeholder Group

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.

Mining

Extraction

Current Projects​

The extractives sector comprises oil and gas production, mining and quarrying. The sector plays a major role in the economy. The extractives sector employs people directly, with many more supported in the downstream industries and supply chains.

UGEITI Stakeholders