EITI Candidate

The coalition is working to drive key issues on transparency and accountability, including ensuring more effective civil society engagement on the EITI process, driving citizen engagement processes to have EITI reports well making sure the EITI is understood by the Malagasy citizenry so that there is a greater demand for accountability in the mining sector. The coalition also works to influence the pending mining and petroleum laws.

Key Facts

  • Madagascar currently provides half of the world's supply of sapphires
  • The development of the giant onshore heavy oil deposits is underway which are expected to heavily impact the country's economy
  • Other important mineral reserves include the world's largest reserves of ilmenite (titanium ore), chromite, coal, iron, cobalt, copper and nickel

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