Since minerals are such large stores of wealth, extreme transparency is required to safeguard it. We strongly recommend that the Goa government must adopt best in class transparency and control standards. How else will the common citizen know how their inheritance was used? The Extractive Industry (aka mining) has over 40 transparency initiatives such as EITI and PWYP. The World Bank and UNEP have launched Map-X, to combine the transparency initiatives, open data and maps into a more usable tool. Will Goa or India join?