Workshops and Conferences


Capacity Building Workshop on Formalization of ASM (Artisanal and Small-scale Mining)

2nd - 5th September, Arusha Tanzania



The objective of the workshop is to provide a platform for participants to share experiences and lessons learnt in pursuing the ultimate goal of transforming the ASM sector into one that contributes to sustainable development and supporting the national economic development.

  • Incentive for ASM to formalise
  • Incentive for ASM to apply for a license
  • Technical assistance to ASM License holders
  • Financial assistance to ASM license holders
  • Value addition in ASM
  • Access to market for ASM



A kick off workshop co-organised with ICSU ROA

 2nd to 3rd May 2013, Johannesburg 



With the objective following:

  • Bringing geological surveys and mining industries on board;
  • Sharing entre Countries with various experiences on issues of legislation, remediation and rehabilitation of abandoned mines technologies
  • Building a strong network of stakeholders to sustain the project.