PWYP Cameroon was launched in August 2005 by 10 organisations and has grown to include new members from across the country. Much of the coalition’s work is focused on EITI implementation, including projects to make the EITI more accessible to local communities, a crucial step in ensuring that transparency translates into accountability.
The coalition is leading a series of actions to improve the legal and regulatory framework for the management of extractive resources, but also encourages community participation in the monitoring of extractive activities. It also works with journalists to increase their understanding of extractive issues, so that they can report on them more accurately and frequently. The coalition raises awareness among the country’s youth of the importance of good governance in the extractive industries, and monitors subnational payments involving extractive revenues.