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EITI Guidance note 9
Publication Type: 
Guidance note
Published Date: 
April, 2016

Guidance Note: EITI Requirement 4.1 (scope of reporting)

Establishing the scope of EITI reporting 

This guidance note refers to the 2016 EITI Standard

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In order to be useful, EITI Reports must include timely, comprehensive, reliable, and comprehensible information that addresses or identifies governance challenges in the country’s extractive sector.

The EITI Standard sets minimum requirements and recommendations for EITI Reports, and the national EITI work plan outlines the multi-stakeholder group’s objectives for EITI implementation.

Scoping helps the multi-stakeholder group assess which provisions of the EITI Standard are applicable to their country, which encouraged elements they wish to include in the report, and whether locally relevant issues that are not featured in the EITI Standard should be covered.

  • For examples of scoping studies, please see the list of reports here.
  • For Standard Terms of Reference for scoping studies, please see here.