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Delve Country Profile: Afghanistan

The Delve Country Profile: Afghanistan was developed through a collaboration between the World Bank Extractives Global Programmatic Support Multi-Donor Trust Fund, Pact and the United States Geological Survey. The Country Profile highlights key data points associated with the ASM sector compiled through a review of existing literature. The Profile provides information on the scale and size of ASM sector, background on government’s efforts to develop the sector (governance, impacts and externalities), key issues, challenges and opportunities the sector faces, its contribution to relevant development indicators, and key data needs.

Additional Info

Author(s)
J.D. DeWitt, S. Sunder, K.M. Boston
Publication Year
2021
Associated Partners
World Bank, Pact, United States Geological Survey
Language
English
Data Source Classification
Program Report
Research Type
Both
Research Methodology
Primary - INTERVIEW, Secondary - PREVIOUS RESEARCH, Secondary - OFFICIAL STATISTICS
Thematic Tags
Political, Conflict, Formalization, Governance, Large-scale Mining, Supply Chains, Economic, Access to Markets, Business Models, Export, Government Revenue, Income, Social, Child Labor, Community, Employment, Gender, Health and Safety, Human Rights, Labor and Working Conditions, Livelihoods, Modern Slavery, Armed Conflict/Criminality, Technological, Education and Training, Equipment, Extraction, Mine Life Cycle, Processing, Refining, Legal, Land Rights, Laws and Regulations, Licensing, Mineral Rights, Tax, Environmental, Deforestation, Degradation, Land, Pollution, Waste Management, Water
Minerals
Clays, Coal, Gemstones, Gold, Granite, Marble, Sand, talc
Region
South Asia
Country
Afghanistan
Last Updated
June 29, 2021