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ცხოვრება მანგანუმის ქალაქში | Living in the city of manganese - Heinrich Boell Foundation South CaucasusWatch on YouTube
Living in the city of manganese
The Chiatura manganese reserves have been one of the most strategic natural resources of the country since the Soviet period. The life of the small town of Chiatura and the surrounding villages entirely depends on manganese mining. At the same time, current practices of manganese extraction and processing are linked to drastic environmental and social impacts, abandoned and disappearing villages.
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