Launch-of-the Oil Production by CNOOC Rig at Kingfisher in Kikuube 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

Joint Venture Partners
FID - 1st Feb 2022
MSG Interface with Stakeholders 19th March, 2021.

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.

President Yoweri Museveni(third right) and the oil and gas projects joint venture partners after they announced the final investment decision (FID) in Kampala held on 1st February, 2022,

H.E President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni second right, oil and gas projects joint venture partners after announcing the Final Investment Decision (FID) in Kampala February 1, 2022.

Uganda's First UGEITI Report launched on 10th June, 2022.
Uganda's first EITI report covering the period July 2019 to June 2020 was submitted to the International Secretariat in May 2022, and launched on 10th June 2022.
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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 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

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.

Mineral Mining and Extraction

Mining

Extraction

UGEITI Twitter Handle

Mineral Mining and Extraction

Mining

Extraction

UGEITI Twitter Handle

UGEITI Stakeholders

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UGEITI Stakeholders