Title: World Bank Support on EITI: Press Release

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WASHINGTON, April 12, 2008 –World Bank Group President Robert B. Zoellick today announced a new initiative to help developing countries manage and transform their natural resource wealth into long-term economic growth that spreads the benefits more fairly among their people.


The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Plus Plus (EITI++) seeks to develop national capability to handle the boom in commodity prices, and channel the growing revenue streams into fighting poverty, hunger, malnutrition, illiteracy, and disease.

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Tracking Number: WBEITI_2008_English

Updated: October 25, 2021