- Training the participants to be trainers for ASSM operators in their countries
- Increasing knowledge within the ASSM domain of the WP-C topics so that African Geological Surveys can better support, improve and control the conditions in local artisan communities
- Emphasising social sustainability in relation to safety, child & women labour exploitation, gender equality and community development
- Selecting new trainees (who were not participants in PanAfGeo1) from African Geological Surveys, ASSM departments, environmental departments, mines inspectors from national Ministries of Mines, and central or provincial environmental authorities
- Providing training materials consensually prepared by European and African experts and discussed during the session by all trainees
- Providing opportunities for dialogue and networking between all participants, trainees and trainers, Europeans and Africans, building relationships at individual, national and continental levels
WP-C is led by GEUS (Denmark) with technical and scientific assistance and expertise from an external consulting agency, LNEG (Portugal), and BRGM (France) and African Geological Surveys.