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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PanAfGeo 1st Training in Mineral Resources Assessment launched 0

Posted on 17, March 2017

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The ambitious training programme of the PanAfGeo Project is now a reality. The first training of “WP2 – MINERAL RESOURCES ASSESSMENT” will be held from 5 June 2017 to 16 June 2017 in Windhoek, Namibia. PanAfGeo WP2 will organise seven training sessions in “Mineral Resources Assessment” across Africa during 2017-2019, some of which will be held in English, French and possibly Portuguese. The second Training session will take place in Nigeria in November 2017. – Application Deadline: 7 April BACKGROUND “PanAfGeo” for “Pan-African Support to the EuroGeoSurveys-Organisation of African Geological Surveys (EGS-OAGS) Partnership” is a project which supports the training [&hellip

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PanAfGeo for boosting geoscientific skills in Africa 0

Posted on 10, September 2016

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The Geoscientific Knowledge and Skills in African Geological Surveys (PanAfGeo) Project, presented last 29th August in Cape Town, South Africa, during the 35th International Geological Congress (IGC35), has attracted more than 200 participants, mainly from African Countries. The project’s aim, in fact, is to organise a series of effective and impacting trainings for the staff of the African geological administrations in the field of remote sensing and geoscientific mapping, mineral resources assessment, environmental management of mines, artisanal and small-scale mining, geoscience information management, geohazards monitoring and geoheritage valorization. Mr. Mosebenzi Joseph Zwane, Minister of Mineral Resources of the Republic of [&hellip

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PanAfGeo at the AfriGEOSS Side Event 0

Posted on 23, December 2015

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The Group on Earth Observation XII Plenary and the 2015 Mexico City Ministerial Summit, as well as all associated meetings and events, was hosted by the Government of Mexico and took in Mexico City from 9 to 13 November 2015. The AfriGEOSS Side Event took place on the 10th of November 2015. The AfriGEOSS initiative, developed within the GEO framework, aims to enhance Africa’s capacity for producing, managing and using Earth observations data and information and to strengthen the link between GEO activities and existing capabilities and initiatives in Africa. The Side Event reviewed the progress made towards the implementation [&hellip

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EuroGeoSurveys Director’s Workshop “Geological Infrastructure priorities in Africa and beyond” 0

Posted on 9, April 2015

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The EuroGeoSurveys Director’s Workshop took place on 25th March 2015 in Brussels. The yearly meeting of the Directors of the European Geological Surveys and Geological Surveys from all around the world was focused on the theme “Geological Infrastructure priorities in Africa and beyond”, discussing the geological infrastructure needs in Africa and in other areas of the world. The Workshop topic matched the High level Conference ‘EU-AU Joint Session on Infrastructures for the Minerals Sector’ of the previous week, focusing on the infrastructure needs of the minerals sector in Africa (including transport, ICT, water and energy as well as all other [&hellip

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