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Following the results of the project "Development and testing of approaches to resolve conflicts over subsoil use in the Batken district of Batken oblast", RDF held a roundtable discussion

On October 29, RDF held a round table on the results of the project "Development and testing of approaches to resolve conflicts over subsoil use in Batken district of Batken oblast". Heads of aiyl okmotu, representatives of mining companies, the State Agency of Geology and Mineral Resources and a representative of the Ministry of Economy and Development of the Kyrgyz Republic were invited to the event.

Adilet Akmaliev, Head of the Natural Resources Policy Department of the Ministry of Economy, expressed his willingness to cooperate with the RDF in further projects: "Thank you RDF organization for helping government agencies, conducting awareness raising activities for local residents to prevent conflicts with mining companies on the ground. In the future we should coordinate. We are ready to work together.

During the discussion, each side voiced their recommendations. The government agencies proposed to actively conduct community outreach, while the mining companies proposed to intensify development activities with the help of government agencies and the government