Extractives Global Programmatic Support (EGPS)
Multi-Donor Trust Fund

The Extractives Global Programmatic Support (EGPS) Multi-Donor Trust Fund aims to support resource-rich developing nations in the governance of their oil, gas and mineral resources so they are used sustainably and transparently to reduce poverty and boost sustainable economic growth.   

To achieve this objective, the EGPS provides support for programs ranging from transparency and governance, to legal and regulatory reform, local economic diversification, institutional strengthening and social and environmental sustainability. 

Support for similar programs was previously provided through funding mechanisms such as the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Multi-Donor Trust Fund (EITI MDTF) and the Extractive Industries Technical Advisory Facility (EI-TAF); both closed at the end of 2015. 

The EGPS brings support for strengthening governance and sustainability in the oil, gas and mining sectors into one funding vehicle so that programs are more holistic in nature and have greater impact along the entire extractive industries value chain.



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The EGPS supports comprehensive programs that focus on four components, which can be selected and customized as needed and relevant to each country’s circumstances.

Component 1: Transparency and Governance

  • Improve revenue administration and revenue management practices
  • Empower governments to develop evidence-based decision making processes
  • Strengthen civil society capacity to actively participate in decisions related to national mineral resources

Component 2: Legal and Regulatory

  • Establish and strengthen frameworks to ensure the fiscal and economic sustainability of oil, gas and mining projects
  • Strengthen government capacity to apply good practices when structuring economic development models and administering concessions

Component 3: Local Economic Diversification

  • Assist with identification, design, and implementation of local content policies to boost shared benefits, equitable economic diversification, and local employment

Component 4: Institutional Strengthening and Social and Environmental Sustainability

  • Increase benefit sharing with local communities that neighbor extractives projects
  • Strengthen government capacity to manage complexity and volatility of the sector
  • Improve social and economic performance of the private sector operating in the extractives sector
  • Prepare contingency plans related to impacts of extractives projects

The Extractives Global Programmatic Support (EGPS) Multi-Donor Trust Fund was launched in June 2015 and the portfolio and pipeline of projects is growing quickly. Here are a few examples of projects initiated to date.

Link to EGPS projects

Link to complete table of approved projects

Link to tracking table

The EGPS Multi-Donor Trust Fund has ten donors that have pledged approximately $35.5 million in support. These donors continue to demonstrate their strong commitment to translating the benefits from extractives into sustainable development for all.

EGPS works closely with the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) to deepen transparency and strengthen natural resource governance in countries throughout the world.

Albania EITI Support Project (P158380)

Project Paper

Dominican Republic EITI Support (P161434)

Project Information Document 

EITI Validation and Data Support Project (P155263)

Project Paper

Ethiopa EITI (P159798)

Project Paper

Iraq EITI Implementation Support (P160274)

Project Information Document 

Mongolia EITI Support Project (P158649)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet | Project Paper

Nigeria EITI Support (P162344)

Project Paper

Peru Sub-National EITI (P160633)

Project Information Document

Philippines EITI Support Project Information Document (P157976)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet | Project Paper

Senegal EITI Support Project Information Document (P160022)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet | Project Paper

Ukraine EITI Support Project (P158379)

Project Paper

Zambia PP (P159717)

Project Paper

Sven Ulrich Renner
Diana M. Corbin