A big step forward in strengthening science for society in Africa 0

Posted on 9, April 2015

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  PanAfGeo has achieved unanimous consensus: from feasibility study to project? From the 8th to 10th February 2015, several fruitful workshops and bilateral meetings took place in Cape Town, South Africa, on the feasibility study, that has conceived PanAfGeo, an ambitious project, aiming at increasing knowledge and skills in African Geological Surveys. PanAfGeo is focused on establishing long-term strategic cooperation in several areas such as governance of natural resources, sustainable exploitation of non-energy mineral resources, prevention and mitigation of natural and man-made disasters and support to the development of the local mining sector. PanAfGeo comes as a result of increasing [&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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5th EU-Africa Business Forum in “Engaging the private sector in sustainable and inclusive growth” 0

Posted on 4, December 2014

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The European Union – Africa Business Forum in “Engaging the private sector in sustainable and inclusive growth” has been a great success for the Geological Surveys of Africa and Europe engaged at the roundtable on ‘Raw materials and governance: Managing natural resources for inclusive development in Africa‘. The 5th EU-Africa Business Forum took place on the eve of the EU-Africa Summit, with the intention to give inputs and prepare the Summit 2 days-discussions (31 March-1 April). The Forum brought together more than 500 high-level representatives from European and African business, politics and public institutions. It developed through 12 Roundtables on [&hellip

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