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Mali’s Growing Mining Sector- Upcoming Prospects

Following the news of several new discoveries which have tripled the estimates of the nation’s Bauxite reserves, the mining prospects of Mali is poised for massive growth. The country is already a leading Gold producer being the third leading producer of gold in Sub-Saharan Africa and the output is estimated rise with mining giants such as Hummingbird Resources (Yanifolila Gold Project) and B2Gold (Fekola Gold Project) starting production there. read more

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Transparent and sustainable mining industry is the key to building Mali’s growing economy

Mali is the third largest gold producer in Africa and gold mining has become a mainstay of the economy with a high potential of funding economic development and poverty reduction. With the country’s improving governmental policies encouraging a more sustainable transparent and diversified mining sector, Mali has become a hotspot for foreign investment and major extractive companies focusing on other minerals in the country as well such as uranium, bauxite, iron, manganese and phosphates. read more

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Randgold Resources Achieves 38% Profit Increase and Propose Increase in Dividend

Rangold Resources Randgold Resources, a leading gold mine business in Africa and listed on NASDAQ stock exchanges, has announced a 38 per cent profit increase on its 2015’s 294.2 million USD while exceeding its production target in 2016 by 37,000 oz for their maiden gold mine in Mali – Loulo-Gounkoto Gold Mine. Randgold’s presence in Mali has aided to redefine gold mine in the country and has been a boost to economic development. The company paid over 2 billion USD in taxes to the government and an estimated 2.9 billion USD in strengthening the local economy through local investments, salaries, and payments to local suppliers. The company also declared that their operations in Mali alone contributes to about 10% of the country’s total GDP. read more

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Mali, Mauritania, and Niger Receives 300,000EUR Humanitarian Donation from Spain

Infrastructural hurdles – especially road accessibility, makes it very difficult to offer aid to some hard to reach communities in Mauritania, Mali, and Niger. United Nations Humanitarian Air Services (UNHAS) under the management of the United Nations World Food Programme has therefore resorted to air transport as an effective means to get to these disadvantaged communities. In support of their work, the Government of Spain has donated 100,000 Euros to each of these nations – Mauritania, Mali, and Niger to aid the transport of very important light weight cargo, including medical supplies, specialized nutrition products, and telecommunications equipment form the countries capital’s to these remote locations. In addition, the funding will assist in frequent transport of humanitarian staff working for UN agencies and their partners, Non-Governmental Organizations, and also officials from donor countries and journalists to get to the vulnerable people in distant and unsafe locations. read more

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Tesvolt and Africa Green Tec to provide solar power to 250,000 Malians

Mobile solar containers with battery storage systems reduce energy costs by over 75% read more

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The baseline mapping project for Mali draws to a close: a successful end-of-project seminar

The European Union called on IGN FI in October 2012 for a project to rework Mali’s 1/200,000 scale national topographic map, create derived projects and services and modernize the Geographic Institute of Mali (IGM). read more

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Clap de fin pour le projet de cartographie de base du Mali : succès du séminaire de fin de projet

En octobre 2012, l’Union Européenne notifie IGN FI pour la réfection de la carte nationale topographique du Mali à l’échelle du 1/200 000, la réalisation de produits et services dérivés ainsi que la modernisation de l’Institut Géographique du Mali (IGM). read more

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New 1/200,000 scale baseline mapping for Mali: The end-of-project seminar will be held on 29th September

The European Union called on IGN FI in October 2012 for a project to rework Mali’s 1/200,000 scale national topographic map, create derived projects and services and modernize the Geographic Institute of Mali (IGM). read more

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Nouvelle cartographie de base du Mali à l’échelle 1/200 000 : Le séminaire de fin de projet se déroulera le 29 septembre

En octobre 2012, l’Union Européenne a notifié IGN FI pour la réfection de la carte nationale topographique du Mali à l’échelle du 1/200 000, la réalisation de produits et services dérivés ainsi que la modernisation de l’Institut Géographique du Mali (IGM). read more

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Maintenir le cap, en dépit d’un ralentissement économique relatif

– L’Afrique est l’une des deux seules régions du monde à avoir bénéficié d’une croissance du nombre de projets IDE en 2015 read more

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New 1/200,000 scale baseline mapping for Mali: The project comes to an end in September 2016

The European Union called on IGN FI in October 2012 for a project to rework Mali’s 1/200,000 scale national topographic map, create derived projects and services and modernize the Geographic Institute of Mali (IGM). read more

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Nouvelle cartographie de base du Mali à l’échelle 1/200 000 : le projet s’achèvera en septembre 2016

En octobre 2012, l’Union Européenne a notifiée IGN FI pour la réfection de la carte nationale topographique du Mali à l’échelle du 1/200 000, la réalisation de produits et services dérivés ainsi que la modernisation de l’Institut Géographique du Mali (IGM). read more

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Stanford University Business Program Takes Root in East Africa

Building on the success of its program in West Africa, Stanford Seed (gsb.stanford.edu/seed/home), the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies, has announced the launch of the Seed Transformation Program in East Africa (gsb.stanford.edu/seed/transformation-program/east-africa). read more

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REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES)

Revitalisation of the Inter- African Coffee Organisation (IACO): Preparation of the 2017-2022 and Strategy and Institutional Review. read more

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