"We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children."

We are a group of people advocating a set of reforms to mining, based on twin principles of community ownership and custodianship of minerals, our natural resources. We believe mining can be done responsibly, and keeping in mind future generations of Goan citizens, who can benefit from it too.

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Ore Chor! 144

The shocking truth about the theft of Goa’s mineral wealth

The five.

The shocking truth about the theft of Goa’s mineral wealth

The five...

The five principles of the Goenchi Mati Movement

What would you say if you were told that each and every member of your family...

Who owns title to minerals in India?

Across the world, the.

Who owns title to minerals in India?

Across the world, the...

Across the world, the sovereign / federal / union government usually owns title to all minerals. The big exception is the USA where land owners...

Goa’s Inglorious Past: The Great Mining Swindle

Zero loss.

Goa’s Inglorious Past: The Great Mining Swindle

Zero loss...

Zero loss mining and intergenerational equity

A loss amounting to twice the cumulative state revenues was uncovered following...

Why should all mineral receipts be saved in the Permanent Fund?

There are a few reasons.

Why should all mineral receipts be saved in the Permanent Fund?

There are a few...

There are a few reasons we recommend that mineral receipts be saved only in a Permanent Fund as the new non-wasting asset. First, by insisting...

144 Thousand crores lost to Goan children from lease renewals
88 Mining leases renewed by the government despite a Supreme Court judgement
95 % lost as a result of the official mining system
9 Years to finish up all the ore in Goa - Shah Commission

News and updates

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Alaska’s budget dilemma

Alaska is continuing its nearly two year long discussion to balance the budget. There are...

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UNICEF Declaration on the responsibilities of the Present Generation towards Future Generations

On 12th November, 1997, the UNICEF General Assembly adopted the Declaration on the...

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Victory a reason to loot?

GMM member Laura Bush writes about how the people of Goa lose substantial amounts every time...

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