This policy brief highlights key trends to understand corruption risks for the mining industry associated with the energy transition.
Transparency International Zambia is supporting women to participate in mining consultations through environmental impact assessment processes.
This blog series explores what Transparency International Chapters are doing on the ground to strengthen community consultation processes in mining.
This paper sets out the links between community consultation and corruption during licensing for exploration, new mining projects or mine expansions.
Information is power – it enables women and men in communities to hold decision-makers to account and ensure they consider the community’s interests.
To effectively combat corruption, supporting women’s voice and agency is critical. Women need to have a seat at the table and be part of decisions about mining projects.
For the Environmental and Social Impact Assessments to manage risks of harm from mining, it needs to be transparent and prioritise access to information.
Mining is an important feature of Zambia’s economy. Copper, cobalt, coal, gold, manganese and emeralds are among its most prominent minerals, accounting for just over 10 per cent of GDP and more than three quarters of total export value.
This report analyses the risk of corruption in the process of awarding mining permits in Zambia.