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.
This research identifies and analyses governance risks associated with the process of granting mineral exploration licences in the Kyrgyz Republic.
Mining, mostly gold and coal, contributes about 8.4 per cent to Kyrgyzstan’s economy. This map depicts the process for obtaining a licence for large-scale mining through a tender process – a process reserved for minerals of national importance