War in the Treasury of the People: Afghanistan, lapis lazuli and the battle for mineral wealth
The Taliban and other armed groups are earning up to 20 million dollars per year from Afghanistan’s lapis mines, the world’s main source of the brilliant blue lapis lazuli stone.
Extractives Policy Briefing for 2016 Brussels Conference on Afghanistan
Steps the Afghan government and international donors can take at the 2016 Brussels Conference on Afghanistan to help Afghanistan avoid the resource curse
Civil Society Anti-Corruption Recommendations for the 2016 Brussels Conference on Afghanistan
Global Witness, along with our partners Integrity Watch Afghanistan, Transparency International, and the Open Contracting Partnership, calls on the Afghan government to adopt our practical anti-corruption recommendations
Extractives for Sustainable Development in Afghanistan
Natural resource exploitation is a source of both great hope and great peril for the people of Afghanistan.
Conflict Minerals, Oil, Gas & MiningBriefing
Women’s rights and extractive sector abuses in Afghanistan
Policy recommendations to reduce abuses in the mining, oil and gas sectors, and empower women in Afghanistan