Ghana’s Auditor- General Mr. Daniel Domelevo has opined the need to hold duty bearers accountable – especially in the extractive sector in other to derive maximum benefits from the sector.
He cited challenges ranging from signing contracts to revenue management and wondered whether African countries were getting a fair share of the cake.
He made these comments at the Anglophone Africa Regional Extractive Industries Knowledge Hub Course 2018 organized by the Natural Resource Government Institute, in collaboration with German International Development Cooperation (GiZ).The two-week residential course on oil, gas and mining governance takes place from 27 August-7 September at the International Students’ Guest Centre in Accra, Ghana.Participants at this training are from Ghana, Uganda, Nigeria and Tanzania drawn from parliament, media, civil society, state institutions among other oversight institutions
The course seeks to deepen knowledge and equip participants with the necessary skills to undertake independent analysis of fiscal and revenue management policies, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative reports, contracts and key legislation in their respective countries. It is targeted at mid-career and senior-level professionals from civil society, government and the media.
Not less than 250 individuals have being trained in fiscal and revenue management policies, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative reports, contracts and key legislation in the past eight months.