Chinese dominance in Zimbabwe’s lithium mines: Potential risks, vulnerabilities and opportunities in the critical minerals sector

September 20, 2023

IPIS Briefing – Summer 2023 In the global race for energy transition minerals that are meant to help address the climate change crisis, Zimbabwe is one of the few African countries with important lithium reserves.  If mining projects are managed transparently and with respect for property rights, human rights and openness to competitive investments, it can potentially lead to growth and devel