Côte d’Ivoire
EITI Compliant

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PWYP Côte d’Ivoire was launched on 26 April 2007. It has local committees in production area in the country: Jacqueville (oil and gas), Grand Lahon (oil, gas and manganese), Angovia (gold), Bondoukou (manganese).

Among its various activities, the coalition works on disseminating the information contained in EITI reports and on raising awareness among communities of extractive revenues so that they are better equipped to demand accountability as to how these are spent. The coalition works with local communities, particularly those in producing regions.

The coalition’s other goal is for extractive contracts to be made public. The coalition also monitors the implementation of the country’s new mining code.

Key Facts

  • Key resources: include oil, gas, gold and manganese.
  • In 2013 the mining sector made up 4.6% of GDP.
  • The government has made it its policy to rapidly accelerate gold production and aims to double output by 2015.
  • Companies operating in Cote d’Ivoire include Foxtrot International, Tullow Oil and Randgold Resources.
  • African Economic Outlook, EITI, Jeune Afrique

Key Contacts

  • Name: Michel Yoboue
  • Email: myoboue@gmail.com
  • Telephone: +225 07 62 35 29

Members

  • Social Justice
  • Centre d'Actions pour le Développement Social
  • Groupe de Recherche et de Plaidoyer sur les Industries Extractives
  • Ligue Ivoirienne des Droits de l'Homme
  • Genre Développement et Droits Humains
  • Groupe de Recherche et de Plaidoyer sur les Industries Extractives
  • Ligue Ivoirienne des Droits de l'Homme
  • Genre Développement et Droits Humains
  • Mouvement Ivoirien des Droits Humains
  • Aide, Assistance et Développement Communautaire
  • Association des femmes Juristes de Côte d'Ivoire
  • Centre Recherche et Formation sur le Développement Intégré
  • Reseau des Jeunes Entrepreneurs de Côte d'Ivoire
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