Mineral resources development and the environment in Africa
Minerals embrace all non-living substances extracted from the earth for use by man. Generally, these economic minerals include the energy fuels (coal, oi1^ natural gas and uranium); metals; and non-metals (or industrial ...
Review of African potential for precious and semi-precious stone production
This review, which focuses on precious and semi-precious stones in Africa, begins with brief historic background and presents an account of the recent trends in the gemstone industry in sub-Saharan Africa. The review also ...
Report of the second regional conference of African ministers responsible for the development and utilization of mineral and energy resources
This paper focuses on the report of the second regional conference of African ministers responsible for the development and utilization of mineral and energy resources.
Transnational corporations' contribution in the mining and energy sectors : Selected African countries
Transnational Corporations (TNCs) have been active over the years in transcending national boundaries and positively contributing towards the economic and social development of developing countries. Numerous publications ...
Rapport Economique sur l'Afrique 1993
Le Rapport économique 1993 présente une analyse des principales tendances et préoccupations socio-économiques qui ont été celles de l'Afrique en 1992 ainsi que les perspectives pour 1993. II actualise, en utilisant des ...
Role of governments in strengthening (sub) regional cooperation in the development and utilization of mineral resources
It is a well known fact that Africa is richly endowed with mineral resources. The contribution of mineral resources to its socio-economic development has not, however, been consistent with its large potential. Governments ...
Progress achieved in the implementation of the recommendations made by the first conference of African Ministers responsible for the development and utilization of mineral resources and energy
The following United Nations agencies were also represented: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) and United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) and ...
Cooperation in the development of industrial and agricultural minerals in Eastern and Southern Africa
This report presents the findings of the study. In executing the study, missions were undertaken to several member States, namely; Namibia, Tanzania,, Zambia and Zimbabwe to assess their industrial minerals potential. In ...
Restructuring the Eastern and Southern Africa mineral resources development centre
There is little doubt that the broad objective of the Centre; to pool resources for the development of minerals as a basis for socio-economic advancement of the Eastern and Southern African subregion, has always remained ...