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The Department of Mines in the Ministry of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security (MMGE) is the department that is responsible for monitoring compliance with all the relevant legislation pertaining to prospecting and mining activities.

Mineral Tenure Types

Tenement types in Botswana are:
  • Mining License
  • Prospecting License
  • Minerals Permit
  • Retention License
  • Mining License

References and Legislation