Insights and Initiatives from the Geohazards & Environmental Management Training in Kigali, Rwanda


The Geohazards & Environmental Management of Mines (WP-E) training session, held in Kigali, Rwanda from November 20 to November 24, 2023, marked a significant milestone in addressing crucial aspects of geohazards and environmental management within the mining industry.

The training was conducted according to the planned scope and generated great interest among all participants. The trainees expressed satisfaction with the training contents, materials, field trip guides, and impeccable logistics, including the training venue and transport arrangements to and from the airport. In the concluding general discussions, each participant eagerly shared their impressions and outlined their plans for implementing the newly acquired knowledge upon return to work. Every participant received comprehensive training materials on USB sticks and Field trip books.

The training also triggered discussions within the RMB about establishing a unit dedicated to geohazards inventory and landslide susceptibility mapping, with the assistance of the PanAfGeo WP-E group.

The field trip guide in Rwanda is available here.

Click here to view/download the training session report.

The training session pictures are available here.

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