This policy brief highlights key trends to understand corruption risks for the mining industry associated with the energy transition.
A number of our key national reports on corruption risks in the mining awards process are now available in English.
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.
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.
Depuis le gel de l’octroi des permis miniers les procédures pour l’octroi des permis miniers sont devenues arbitraires et discrétionnaires, créant des risques de corruption et décourageant les investisseurs sérieux.
This research into the corruption risks present in the process of awarding mining permits in Madagascar is essential to understanding how to improve the system. Available in French and English.