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Environmental Management of Mines training held in Dakar, Senegal. 2

Posted on 29, September 2017

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“Environmental Management of Mines”, a 12 day training programme in the PanAfGeo project was held in Dakar, Senegal, 3-14 July, 2017. 21 professionals from Burkina-Faso, Central African Republic, Chad, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger and Senegal took part in the training. The training was jointly organised by the Geological Survey of Sweden and the “Direction de la Prospection et de la Promotion Minière (Senegal). The training received more than 50 applications from staff at geological services in the region. The applicants selected for the training represented several different organisational units at the surveys and had a varied background comprising environmental [&hellip

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Significant international Media Coverage of the first Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining training 0

Posted on 27, September 2017

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First training in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining is over with a significant international media coverage: – Ghanaian Times – Daily Graphic:  – Ghana News Agency: article 1 / article 2 -National radio: Citi radio: – Africa Newsroom.com: – IGF (Canada): – Denmark in Ghana (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark): – EuroGeoSurveys NEWS: 

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Success of the first training on Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining 7

Posted on 25, September 2017

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On Friday 22nd of September, WP3 team leader Dr John Tychsen and the project assistant Mrs Ulla Holm have been invited to report on the results from the workshop to: Hon. Benito Owusu Bio deputy minister of land and Natural Resources. Hon. Barbara Oteng-Gyasi deputy minister of Land and Natural Resources. The two Hon. Deputy Minister were very happy with the result of the workshops and the assistance provided by PanAfGeo. Please find below some pictures from the meeting

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THE FIRST CALL FOR PANAFGEO TRAINING IN GEOHERITAGE HAS BEEN PUBLISHED 0

Posted on 1, August 2017

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Call for application TRAINING: WP6 – Geoheritage   PanAfGeo WP6 will organize altogether five (5) training sessions on Geoheritage across Africa during 2017-2019. Three (3) sessions will be run in English, one (1) in French, and one (1) in Portuguese (depending on the number of Portuguese speaking applicants). The WP6 trainings will take place in Morocco in late October-early November, and after this there will be four (4) more sessions to come in 2018 and 2019. This first training of WP6 – Geoheritage will provide or increase the basic background knowledge and skills of African staff regarding the tasks of [&hellip

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THE FIRST CALLS FOR PANAFGEO TRAININGS IN GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION MANAGEMENT HAVE BEEN PUBLISHED 0

Posted on 31, May 2017

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The first Calls for Applications for PanAfGeo trainings organized by Work Package 7 have now been published. The WP7 will organise altogether nine (9) training sessions in Geoscientific Information Management across Africa during 2017-2019, organized in three (3) independent modules: WP7-A: Database management, handling of spatial data and GIS interface; WP7-B: Spatial data infrastructure – Data modelling – Interoperability standards – Data dissemination; WP7-C: Multilayer 3D geological modelling using dedicated geoscience software. So far, the following Calls for Applications have been published: FIRST TRAINING SESSION MODULE A: 20 November-1st December 2017 | Accra, Ghana (in English) APPLICATION DEADLINE: 31 JULY [&hellip

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3rd YES Congress and the 25th Colloquium of African Geology (CAG25) 0

Posted on 10, December 2014

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The 3rd YES Congress and the 25th Colloquium of African Geology (CAG25) have been successfully held from August 11th-13th and from August 14th-16th 2014 respectively, at the Mwalimu Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The events have been jointly organized with the support of the Geological Society of Africa (GSAf) and the YES Network in collaboration with the Ministry of Energy and Minerals of the government of Tanzania. Both congresses were inaugurated by the Vice-President of Tanzania along with the Minister of Minerals of Tanzania and the President of the Geological Society of Africa. The former [&hellip

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