Drilling Down: The Civil Society Guide to Extractive Industry Revenues and the EITI (2008)

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From the abstract:

This milestone guide released in May 2008 provides step-by-step explanations of each phase of EITI implementation and a comprehensive review of extractive industries accounting for civil society readers.

Using real-world examples and data from multiple countries, it illustrates the fundamental issues behind the EITI, including government accounting systems, types of extractive industry contracts, and the different fiscal regimes that control the flow of funds to and from governments.

Drilling Down was produced by Revenue Watch and authored by transparency and extractives industry expert David Goldwyn. It was written specifically for readers new to the challenges of extractive revenue management.


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