Is there anything else interesting except Mining in Mongolia?
Global political and business leaders only see Mongolia as a source of money. Over the past 5-6 years, the map of Mongolia has become a paper where they plot their business plans. They talk openly about their dreams of accessing these natural resources as a way to become enormously rich. […]
Ninjas Threaten Way of Life in Mongolian Grasslands
“Ninja”–or artisan miners–in Mongolia are people who dig dirt, live like outlaws and seek gold on old/used mining fields. There are around 5000 such artisan miners working in Uyanga soum /village/ of Uvurkhangai aimag / province/ in Mongolia, today. It was rumored that ninjas were reducing in last few years […]
Resource Management and Transition in Central Asia, Azerbaijan, and Mongolia
The paper presents a comparative analysis of the resource-rich transition economies of Mongolia and the southern republics of the former Soviet Union. For Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan, the ability to earn revenue from cotton exports allowed them to avoid reform. Oil in Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan was associated with large-scale corruption, but […]