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Ethiopia: Collecting data where little was previously available

Woman artisanal miner in Ethiopia's Benishangul-Gumaz Region. Image: World Bank. 

Ethiopia’s first ‪#‎EITI‬ Report makes data on the country’s ‪#‎extractive‬ sector including artisanal and small scale miners (ASM) available for the first time. Mining is an important sector for Ethiopia with 300,000 and 350,000 people engaged in artisanal and small-scale gold mining, while five to seven million people are believed to depend on mining for their livelihood.

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Comment by daniel gilbert on March 31, 2016 at 9:50

That's great :-)

Some links:

The full report as uploaded to the EITI websites:

https://eiti.org/files/eeiti_report_2013-2014.pdf

EI Source Book's Ethiopia's webpages (includes the above report as a download): 

http://www.eisourcebook.org/1227_Ethiopia.html

Subpages:

http://www.eisourcebook.org/1424_ExtractiveIndustries.html

http://www.eisourcebook.org/1425_MapsandLinks.html

Hope this helps.

btw - UK's first EITI report deadline for completion is April 14th, in two weeks time, with the launch event on the 19th April.  See that country's EITI MSG page at https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/uk-extractive-industries-trans... for more info.

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