Progress report on implementation of the first session of the Technical Committee on Natural Resources and Science and Technology
This report aims at briefly providing information on the level of implementation of the decisions of the 1st meeting of the Committee on Natural Resources and, Science and Technology (CNRST-1). The report covers the period ...
Rapport d'examen africain sur l'exploitation minière : résumé
La résolution A/58/218 de l'Assemblée générale des Nations Unies donné mandat aux commissions régionales des Nations Unies, en collaboration avec la Commission des Nations Unies sur le développement durable (CSD), les ...
Draft resolution : development of mineral resources
This paper focuses on strategies for revamping African agriculture: a contribution to “The Compact for Africa’s Recovery”. The purpose of this paper is to propose a set of policies for regenerating Africa's agriculture. ...
Mission report : participate in the preparatory meeting of experts and the special conference of African ministers of mines and energy on "African mining: which mining strategy for the new millennium?": participate in the VIth MIGA symposium on "minning investment and business opportunities in Africa"
Promoting mineral clusters : the case of Tanzania
Tanzania’s mineral endowments are considerable. It has large reserves of non-fuel resources like gold, diamonds, coloured gemstones, nickel, tin to name a few. In the wake of the liberalization of the economy, the government ...
Managing mineral wealth : training materials on management of mineral wealth and the role of mineral wealth in social-economic development
Nations richly endowed with minerals should be able to develop these resources for their own benefit, creating opportunities for employment and regional economic development, ultimately facilitating broader national ...
Reports on selected themes in natural resources development in Africa : renewable energy technologies (RETs) for poverty alleviation
The case studies reviewed in this paper indicate that there have been notable attempts to develop and deploy appropriate technology for small-scale mining in several parts in Africa. These technologies have contributed on ...
Minerals cluster policy study in Africa : pilot studies of South African and Mozambique
This paper explores the mineral resource-based experience of South Africa and Mozambique in the context of economic clustering. It commences with a synopsis of the theoretical underpinnings of the “cluster” concept and its ...
Rapport de mission : coopération technique : appui aux états membres et aux institutions intergouvernementales
En référence aux invitations respectives de l’Union économique et monétaire Ouest africaine (UEMOA) et du gouvernement du Burkina Faso, une mission du secrétariat a séjourné à Ouagadougou du 20 au 30 octobre 1998. Elle ...