• Global Witness: Campaigners welcome Tokyo commitment on Afghanistan’s extractives

Global Witness: Campaigners welcome Tokyo commitment on Afghanistan’s extractives

17 July 2012 | Economy

While welcoming the landmark agreement on good governance in Afghanistan’s mining sector at the Tokyo conference, campaigners warned that details such as civil society engagement, deal disclosures and inclusion of environmental and social safeguards will be critical to its success.  Warning against the over rapid development of mining sector, campaigners also called for civil society to play a full role in developing and monitoring any future extractive projects in the country.

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