Comprehensive  Ghana Oil and Gas news, information, updates, analysis


NEWS

Hold Duty Bearers Accountable – Auditor General.

  • SOURCE: www.reportingoilandgas.org | Gideon Ofosu-Peasah
    • POSTED ON: August 27, 2018
    • CATEGORY:

    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.

    Gideon Ofosu-Peasah

    Gideon Ofosu-Peasah

    Policy Analyst at Penplusbytes
    Gideon Ofosu-Peasah is the Policy Analyst and Team Lead for the Extractives Department at Penplusbytes, where he provides insights, advice and leads in producing robust research backed projects for the team. He has over 7 years of experience in the Ghanaian oil and gas industry and has a number of scholarly research papers to his credit which have been published in the prestigious Social Science Research Network(SSRN) electronic journal and on reportingoilandgas.org. He holds an Msc in Economics with specialization in Energy and Natural Resource Economics from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
    Gideon Ofosu-Peasah

    Latest posts by Gideon Ofosu-Peasah (see all)

    Share this article

    Leave a reply

    Personality of the Month
    Poll

    Do you think the President should fund the free SHS with oil revenue?

    Follow Us Online
    About Us
    Reporting Oil and Gas project was launched on 4th June 2009 at Takoradi, Western Region, Ghana by Penplusbytes (www.penplusbytes.org) with the vision of providing a one stop online information and knowledge about Ghana’s oil and gas sector read more
    Events Calendar
    << Sep 2018 >>
    MTWTFSS
    27 28 29 30 31 1 2
    3 4 5 6 7 8 9
    10 11 12 13 14 15 16
    17 18 19 20 21 22 23
    24 25 26 27 28 29 30
    Twitter Activity Stream
     

    Partners We are proud to be associated with:

    Skip to toolbar