Category Archives: Role of SAIs

The role of Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) in the Oil and Gas Sector (Integrating the EI value chain with the Oil and Gas activity chain)

Building strong Institutions is vital to Natural Resource Management. Citizens are excited about the benefits that come along with oil discoveries at the same time elites are worried about the so called resource curse as it has been witnessed in some resource rich countries. This article, therefore demonstrates the role of the Supreme Audit institutions…
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SAIs Have a Critical Part in Extractives Revenue Oversight

By Dana Wilkins, Natural Resource Governance Institute Supreme audit institutions are the unsung heroes of natural resource governance—or they have the potential to be, at least. SAIs are the first, and in some cases only, independent check on the accuracy of government accounts. They measure the degree to which officials comply with legislation and budgets,…
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The case for collaboration between Supreme Audit Institutions and the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)

The EITI International Secretariat welcomes the opportunity to present the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in the newsletter of INTOSAI’s Working Group on Audit of Extractive Industries (WGEI). This article provides a brief introduction to the EITI, the reporting process in the 49 implementing countries, and the common interests and opportunities for collaboration with Supreme…
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