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Mongolia mining 

Mongolia’s Small-Scale Miners Play Critical Role in Safeguarding Natural Resources

October 12, 2016


Over the last two decades, Mongolia’s mining industry has supported the country’s economic and industrialization agenda, catapulting the country to one of the world’s fastest growing economies in 2013. According to government statistics, mining and quarrying accounted for 23 percent of GDP in 2014, and by May 2015, mineral exports accounted for 87… Read more


World Water Day: Access to Clean Water for Mongolia’s Northernmost Province

March 16, 2016


Traveling in Mongolia during the winter can prove challenging, and our journey last month was no exception. Our team was traveling to the northernmost Khuvsgul province, 700 kilometers from the capital of Ulaanbaatar, to visit communities…


Human Rights and Mongolia’s Small-Scale Mining Sector

October 29, 2014


Since the collapse of the socialist regime in 1990, Mongolia’s economic development has been dependent on an expanding formal and informal mining sector that for many years had little regard for the environment.


A Green Model for Mine Reclamation in Mongolia

April 17, 2013


Mongolia sits on some of the world’s largest mineral deposits, primarily coal and copper, as well as rare earth and precious metals. While the country’s abundant resources have driven Mongolia to the top of Asia’s economic performers, the rapid growth has not happened without serious concern…