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Resource politics in Mongolia: Large- and small-scale mines in collision

Lahiri-Dutt, Kuntala; Crawford, Emily; Ratcliffe, Jonathan; Rose, Michael


This paper outlines the debates surrounding the conflicts between large- and small-scale mining in Mongolia. It provides a historical overview of these conflicts, discusses the critical role of mining in Mongolia's international relations and foreign investment, and the chain of economic, social and environmental causes and effects at work in the trend of herders diversifying into (largely informal) mining activities. As we show, despite the rapid changes in relation to land, culture, community...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2021
Type: Journal article
Source: Resources Policy
DOI: 10.1016/j.resourpol.2021.102137


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