Mining Investment and Development for Afghanistan

May 07, 2019 The Mining Investment and Development for Afghanistan Sustainability (MIDAS) project assisted the Government of Afghanistan to responsibly develop the nation’s mining industry by improving its ability to plan, design and implement mining concessions through transparent tender processes. MIDAS supported initiatives to make Afghanistan’s mining

Afghanistan Ready to Re-Tender Huge Chinese Mining Concession

Jan 27, 2021 Afghanistan Wanted Chinese Mining Investment. It Got a Chinese Spy Ring Instead. Desperate to jump-start its economy, Kabul is sick of waiting for

Talc: the everyday mineral funding Afghan insurgents

May 22, 2018 While the Afghan government has made clear and welcome commitments to most of these reforms, they have yet to be implemented. Despite a ban on the talc trade in early 2015, it has been weakly enforced and ineffective at stopping extraction from insurgent-controlled areas. Upcoming amendments to the Afghan Mining Law will be a key test.

International investment in Afghan mining sector to boost

Speaking at the Afghanistan Mining Investment Forum in Dubai last month, she said: “For the first time ever, Afghanistan is opening opportunities for international investors to bid on ruby, emerald and lapis lazuli projects.” She added that the project activities would be spread across 16 of the 34 Afghan

Afghan Mining Network

Our Vision is the "creation and growth of advanced mining industry for responsible and sustainable mining in Afghanistan".We are encouraging the Afghan mining industry, through community participation, to embrace global best practices, including scientific and technological developments for the benefit of both public and private institutions and the country at large.

2019: The Year of Investment in the Afghan Mining Sector

May 16, 2019 Afghanistan’s Ministry of Mines and Petroleum has declared 2019 to be the Year of Investment in the mining sector. Afghanistan enacted a new Minerals Law in 2018 that is designed to bring the legal framework up to international standards, and the Afghan Government has taken numerous other steps to improve the investment climate.

The race to mine Afghanistan Mining-Technology

The US administration is reportedly keen to develop Afghanistan’s extractive sector, having invested nearly $500m already. However, with rampant looting and occupation of mines by the Taliban and other insurgency groups, as well as corruption and stability concerns, some question the country’s readiness for foreign investment, as well the US administrations intentions.

Afghanistan: How does the Taliban make money? BBC News

Dec 22, 2018 The mining industry in Afghanistan is worth at least an estimated $1bn. these sources of funding clearly provide a significant proportion of the Taliban's revenue, and according to experts and

Mining in Afghanistan Wikipedia

Mining in Afghanistan is controlled by the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum, which is headquartered in Kabul with regional offices in other parts of the country. Afghanistan has over 1,400 mineral fields, containing barite, chromite, coal, copper, gold, iron ore, lead, natural gas, petroleum, precious and semi-precious stones, salt, sulfur, talc, and zinc, among many other minerals.

Afghanistan Ready to Re-Tender Huge Chinese Mining Concession

Jan 27, 2021 Afghanistan Wanted Chinese Mining Investment. It Got a Chinese Spy Ring Instead. Desperate to jump-start its economy, Kabul is sick of waiting for

Afghanistan Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

Jan 25, 2021 Afghanistan’s extractive industry is governed by the 2019 Mineral Law and the Hydrocarbons Law of 2017. According to the 2016-2017 EITI Report, the 2019 Mineral Law and implementing regulations was designed to improve the governance of the sector, secure optimal resources for the state, improve the confidence of potential investors and facilitate local community participation in mining.

Talc: the everyday mineral funding Afghan insurgents YouTube

May 22, 2018 New Global Witness investigation: how talc from Afghanistan’s opaque and poorly regulated mining sector is helping fuel the Islamic State and Taliban. Read t...

Study: Taliban, IS Profit From Illegal Mining of Afghan

FILE A talc quarry is seen in Europe, July 20, 2011. A report Tuesday said the illegal mining of talc in Afghanistan is funding insurgent activities.

Doing business in Afghanistan: Afghanistan trade and

The UK is a leading contributor to funding and support for Afghanistan with development assistance of £178 million per year until at least 2017. 5.2 Mining. Afghanistan’s mining sector is

UK to give Afghanistan £10m to fund mining BBC News

Mar 07, 2013 David Cameron announced the three-year funding to support the Afghan Ministry of Mines at an event at Downing Street. There have been claims that the award of mining

Could mining bonanza be Afghanistan's next source of funding?

Apr 18, 2013 Afghanistan is weighing new regulations to extract its natural resources worth nearly $1 trillion. As foreign aid declines with the NATO forces withdrawal in 2014, this could bring the Afghan

A lost struggle to mine Afghan gold Financial Times

What Centar and its backers lacked, however, was an Afghan mining licence. From incorporation in 2011, it would be seven years before the company won formal approval to start mining operations.

Afghanistan Overview World Bank

Afghanistan’s biggest economic challenge is finding sustainable sources of growth. To date, the World Bank has committed more than $2.69 billion for development projects. The Bank-administered Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund has raised more than $6.42 billion.

Independent Joint Anti-Corruption Monitoring and

SIGAR: Afghan government`s fight against corruption has been symbolic. An “alert letter” to US Secretary of State and Pentagon US Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John Sopko said that the donors should include measurable and verifiable benchmarks with tangible outcomes, periodic reassessments of their programs and high-level political buy-in from all sides in their funding

Economy of Afghanistan Wikipedia

On October 5, 2018 in Washington, D.C., Afghan officials signed a 30 year contract with investment group Centar and its operating company, Afghan Gold and Minerals Co., to explore and develop a copper mining operation in Balkhab District in Sar-e Pol Province and to explore and develop a gold mining operation in Badakhshan Province. The copper

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Afghanistan Ready to Re-Tender Huge Chinese Mining Concession

Jan 27, 2021 Afghanistan Wanted Chinese Mining Investment. It Got a Chinese Spy Ring Instead. Desperate to jump-start its economy, Kabul is sick of waiting for

Talc: the everyday mineral funding Afghan insurgents YouTube

May 22, 2018 New Global Witness investigation: how talc from Afghanistan’s opaque and poorly regulated mining sector is helping fuel the Islamic State and Taliban. Read t...

Megarich Taliban get funds to wage war from drugs, mining

Dec 10, 2020 Mining iron ore, marble, copper, gold, zinc and other metals and rare-earth minerals in mountainous Afghanistan is an increasingly lucrative business for the Taliban.

Taliban, Islamic State Make Millions From Mining Afghan

May 22, 2018 The Global Witness report points to the dire state of Afghanistan’s mining industry, where revenue in 2016 supplied only 0.3 percent of the

Doing business in Afghanistan: Afghanistan trade and

The UK is a leading contributor to funding and support for Afghanistan with development assistance of £178 million per year until at least 2017. 5.2 Mining. Afghanistan’s mining sector is

UK to give Afghanistan £10m to fund mining BBC News

Mar 07, 2013 David Cameron announced the three-year funding to support the Afghan Ministry of Mines at an event at Downing Street. There have been claims that the award of mining

Could mining bonanza be Afghanistan's next source of funding?

Apr 18, 2013 Afghanistan is weighing new regulations to extract its natural resources worth nearly $1 trillion. As foreign aid declines with the NATO forces withdrawal in 2014, this could bring the Afghan

Economy of Afghanistan Wikipedia

On October 5, 2018 in Washington, D.C., Afghan officials signed a 30 year contract with investment group Centar and its operating company, Afghan Gold and Minerals Co., to explore and develop a copper mining operation in Balkhab District in Sar-e Pol Province and to explore and develop a gold mining operation in Badakhshan Province. The copper

A lost struggle to mine Afghan gold Financial Times

What Centar and its backers lacked, however, was an Afghan mining licence. From incorporation in 2011, it would be seven years before the company won formal approval to start mining operations.

$1 Trillion Motherlode of Lithium and Gold MINING.COM

Jun 16, 2010 Afghanistan has a national mining law, written with the help of advisers from the World Bank, but it has never faced a serious challenge. 6. Chinese Interest

Home Ministry of Mines

Ministry of Mines and Petroleum. The long-term goals of the ministry are efficient management of natural resources creating job opportunities development of national economy, and encouragement of private sector investments in minerals and hydrocarbons extraction to maximize the income and reinforce the national revenue.

Afghanistan U.S. Agency for International Development

Jan 21, 2021 USAID is helping Afghanistan become a more responsible and integrated member of the region and the world. Great strides have been made in health and education, bringing more Afghans back into economic and civic life.

What Did the U.S. Get for $2 Trillion in Afghanistan

Dec 09, 2019 An assessment of spending on the war in Afghanistan finds there is little to show for it. training and funding. A few companies from China and elsewhere began investing in mining, but poor

Natural Resources Were Supposed to Make Afghanistan Rich

Illegal mining is also rampant throughout Afghanistan, with more than 2,000 such sites raising money for warlords and the insurgency. Historically, Pakistan has been a major recipient of these