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AR-T1218 : Strengthening the Technical, Environmental, and Social Capacities for the Governance of Lithium Resources in the Province of Jujuy, Argentina

Project Status: Implementation

The objective of this technical cooperation is to support the responsible and sustainable development of the lithium sector in the Province of Jujuy in Argentina, from its exploration stages, to extraction, and governance, improving the institutional capacities of the government and the engagement between industry, civil society, and government. The technical cooperation has three main goals: (i) to strengthen the technical and environmental evaluation and control of lithium mining projects; (ii) to support the mainstreaming of basic technical, environmental, and social dimensions of lithium mining and the adoption of effective multi-stakeholder engagement practices; and (iii) to promote the exchange and dissemination of knowledge amongst lithium-producing regions.

Project Detail

Project Number
AR-T1218
Project Country
Argentina
Project Sector
ENERGY
Project Subsector
ENERGY-NEW OIL AND GAS AND EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES
Project Type
Technical Cooperation
Environmental and social impact category
C
Project Status
Implementation

Project Information

Total Cost
USD 1,500,000
Country counterpart financing
USD 150,000
Fund
Japan Special Fund