The World Bank country office in Abuja represented by the EITI consultant Amanda Lumuun Feese on September 3rd 2010 held a briefing session with NEITI directors on implementation issues arising from the 2005 NEITI audit as well as the implementation of the NEITI comprehensive communications strategy
The briefing also touched on the issues and challenges in the proposed mining study which include :
- Scope of EITI support to the mining sector
- Ongoing mining sector reforms
- Mechanism for understanding physical revenue in the sector.
- Monitoring and evaluation framework for remediation, sector revenue monitoring framework and methodology, remediation strategy and planning and technical training opportunities for NEITI staff.
The directors also went through a session on World Bank procurement procedures and tips for fast implementation of the 2010 work plan.
The communication team also had a separate session with the World Bank on the design and implementation of a communication and outreach strategy for NEITI