Tag: Corruption

Corruption and Illegalities in the Mining Sector in Indonesia: A Ranking of 12 Provinces involved in Korsup Minerba

In 2014, the Corruption Eradication Commission initiated a scheme to resolve problems in Indonesian mining governance as well as to tackle corruption in the sector, which is known as Korsup Minerba (Supervision Coordination of Mineral and Coal Governance). The scheme involves local governments in 12 provinces in the country; all of which possess large numbers of mining permits, and five of which are centres for coal mining. To date 721 mining licenses, over half of which are coal, have been withdrawn as a result of corruption and illegalities.

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