Ghana
EITI Compliant

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Publish What You Pay Ghana is a coalition of about 30 civil society organisations that focuses on advocacy in the areas of oil exploration and revenue management in Ghana.

The coalition has participated in the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative’s (EITI) National Multi-Stakeholder Group and has worked on increasing opportunities for civil society in the country to participate in the oil, gas and mining sector. The coalition has also worked on petroleum revenue tracking and expenditure.

Key Facts

  • Ghana has traditionally been a rich country in minerals, with the industry dominated by gold, diamond, bauxite and manganese. Ghana is the world’s 10th gold producer, and Africa’s 2nd after South Africa. From 2000 – 2005 gold made up 33% of the country’s total goods exports.
  • In 2007, significant oil reserves were discovered offshore. Commercial extraction of the Jubilee field, as it is now known, began in December 2010.

Key Contacts

  • Name: Steve Manteaw
  • Email: manteawsteve@yahoo.co.uk
  • Telephone:
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