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Mining in Madagascar

01 Apr: Madagascar: mining licence process map

Madagascar contains numerous deposits of industrial and metallic minerals, as well as precious stones. Its mining industry is predominantly small-scale. These three maps describe the process of obtaining a prospecting authorisation, a small-scale prospecting and mining permit, and an exploration and extraction permit.

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01 Apr: Argentina: mining licence process map

As mining licence processes differ across Argentina’s provinces, this map focuses on the north-western province of Jujuy. Mining contributes significantly to Jujuy’s economy, and the province has large reserves of lithium. This map depicts two licence processes: the first for exploration and the second for extraction.