In our latest research, our colleagues from Argentina, Mexico, Ghana, Madagascar and the Kyrgyz Republic have completed a year-long investigation into the corruption risks in the process of approving mining rights in their countries.
The paper highlights key lessons for combatting corruption in the mining sector through effective implementation of the licence allocation disclosure requirements in the EITI Standard. Available in English, French and Spanish.
Ghana is Africa’s largest gold producer, and gold contributes to more than 90 per cent of the country’s total mineral exports. This map depicts the process of obtaining a prospecting licence for large-scale mineral extraction
Despite the great potential of the mining sector in Ghana, its contribution has fallen below expectation over the years. This research aims to mprove the mining licensing system by identifying and addressing its weaknesses to corruption.