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 1

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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PanAfGeo first training on Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining 0

Posted on 19, September 2017

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PanAfGeo Work Package 3 is delivering a training to African governments on managing artisanal and small-scale mining. PanAfGeo plays an important role in increasing the geological knowledge of African countries and is focused on helping governments improve estimates of their national mineral reserves in order to have a clearer view of potential revenues and increase bargaining power with mining firms. It is a collaboration between IGF (Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development), the EuroGeoSurveys (EGS) and its counterpart in Africa, the Organisation of African Geological Surveys (OAGS). The European Commission has also provided financial support for PanAfGeo’s WP3 program, which aims to deliver seven [&hellip

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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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PanAfGeo: a step forward towards improving governance of the mining sector 0

Posted on 1, June 2017

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Brussels, 19 May 2017 PanAfGeo, the innovative geological training programme for Africa was launched last 11-12 May 2017 in Windhoek, Namibia, in the presence of numerous national and international dignitaries, including Hon. K. Shilunga (Deputy Minister of Mines and Energy)  Mr. Negumbo (Permanent Secretary of Ministry Mines and Energy), H.E. Jana Hybaskova (Head of EU Delegation, EU Ambassador to Namibia),  H.E. Jacqueline Bassa-Mazzoni (French Ambassador to Namibia), Mr. F. Dixon Mugyenyi (African Union Commission), Zdenka Dobiasova (European Commission) and several African Geological Survey Directors. The Organisation of African Geological Surveys (OAGS) in partnership with EuroGeoSurveys, the Geological Surveys of Europe [&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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1ST TRAINING « WP7 – Geoscientific information Management » in Tanzania 0

Posted on 8, May 2017

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1ST TRAINING « WP7 – Geoscientific information Management » in Tanzania The first training session of WP7- Geoscientific information Management will be held in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania from 16-27 October 2017. The module of the training is WP7-B Spatial data infrastructure – Data modelling – Interoperability standards – Data dissemination

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European Commission Lunchtime conference: PanAfGeo- an unprecedented pan-African training programme 0

Posted on 6, April 2017

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InfoPoint Lunchtime conference: PanAfGeo: an unprecedented pan-African training programme On the 31st March 2017 the European Commission DG DEVCO (Development and Cooperation) hosted the conference “PanAfGeo: an unprecedented pan-African training programme” at the External Cooperation INFOPOINT. The Conference was opened by Ms Dobiasova, External Cooperation Officer at DG DEVCO, who presented the importance of the PanAfGeo project in the more global context of Africa-EU partnership.  PanAfGeo is co-funded under the Pan-African Programme, the main EU financial instrument supporting projects at continental level. The innovation represented by the Pan-African Programme is in the spirit of cooperation, looking at win-win projects strengthening [&hellip

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