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A ‘crazy idea’ has resulted in the ability to grow durum wheat in the extreme heat of famine-affected Senegal, Mauritania and Mali, potentially boosting the income for 1 million farming families, and therefore winning the 2017 Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security
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.
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.
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.
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Les financements en cours accordés par la BAD au Mali s’élèvent à près de 140 milliards de FCFA
About Sarama Resources Ltd
Sarama Resources Ltd is a Canadian company with a focus on the exploration and development of gold deposits in West Africa. The board of directors and management team, a majority of whom are founders of the Company, are seasoned resource industry professionals with extensive experience in the exploration and development of world-class gold projects in Africa.