X

Map Disclaimer

Information in this screening tool is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal or scientific advice or service. The World Bank makes no warranties or representations, express or implied as to the accuracy or reliability of this tool or the data contained therein. A user of this tool should seek qualified expert for specific diagnosis and analysis of a particular project. Any use thereof or reliance thereon is at the sole and independent discretion and responsibility of the user. No conclusions or inferences drawn from the tool or relating to any aspect of any of the maps shown on the tool, should be attributed to the World Bank, its Board of Executive Directors, its Management, or any of its member countries.

The boundaries, colors, denominations, and other information shown on any map the tool do not imply any judgment or endorsement on the part of the World Bank concerning the delimitation or the legal status of any territory or boundaries. In no event will the World Bank be liable for any form of damage arising from the application or misapplication of the tool, any maps, or any associated materials.

Part D: Environment | 39. Other Natural Resources

Mining activities typically impact other natural resources both within and around the areas surrounding mining sites. In addition to general environmental concerns, a mining law may also address resources including (but not limited to): land, water, forestry and timber. These provisions typically will govern the interaction between mining title holders and land owners (individual and/or communal); when and to what extent both land owners, community members and mining title holders may use these resources (such as drawing from underground water reserves or logging); and whether the mining title holder needs additional licensing or approval from the regulating authority or other relevant government bodies in order to use any of these resources that exist within the boundaries of the license.