PanAfGeo WP6 Training – Geo-inheritance

 

The Mining Business Center (MBC) hosts the PanAfGeo “Geo-inheritance WP6” training, which began on June 03, 2019.

The organization of this training is provided jointly by the Department of Studies and Geological and Mining Promotion (DEPGM), the Madagascar Mining Cadastre Office (BCMM), under the leadership of the Ministry of Mines and Strategic Resources (MMRS).

Launched in 2016, the PanAfGeo training was attended by several African countries. PanAfGeo WP6 is organizing a total of five (5) training sessions on Geological Heritage in Africa for 2017-2019. Two sessions have already been organized in English in Tanzania and Namibia, and one in French in Morocco. This last year 2019, there will be a training in French in Madagascar, and another in Portuguese in Mozambique.

PanAfGeo WP6 presents itself in a classroom training (from 03 to 04 June 2019 at MBC Mamory Ivato) followed by a field trip for practical work to the West zone of Antananarivo on the RN1 axis (Ampefy). The classroom training will end on June 08, 2019 at the MBC.

The subjects that will be developed:

  • General information on geological heritage, geodiversity, geo-conservation, geotourism and geoparks.
  • Relationship between the concepts of geodiversity, biodiversity and cultural diversity
  • Relationship between geological heritage and mining heritage.
  • Inventory methodology. Identification and evaluation of geotopes. Inventory planning and development.
  • Strategic planning for geoconservation. Types of initiatives: protection, restoration, mitigation.
  • International conventions, normative and legislation.
  • Geoconservation in protected areas. Site monitoring and management recommendations.
  • Geoparks and geotourism for local socio-economic development.
  • Public awareness initiatives. Interpretation of the geological heritage.
  • Geoconservation in spatial and urban planning and urban.

PanAfGeo 1

PanAfGeo WP6 – Geo-inheritance : Mr Enrique Diaz-Martinez speech

 

PanAfGeo 2

PanAfGeo WP6 – Geo-inheritance : Opening speech by Mr IMBIKI Herilaza, Secretary General of the Ministry of Mines and Strategic Resources

 

PanAfGeo 3

PanAfGeo WP6 -Geoinheritance : Geologists who participated in the training and audience composed especially by Malagasy students.

 

PanAfGeo 4

PanAfGeo WP6 – Géohéritage : Geologists who participated in the training and audience composed especially by Malagasy students.

 

PanAfGeo 5

PanAfGeo WP6 – Geo-inheritance : Geologists who participated in the training and audience composed especially by Malagasy students.

 

PanAfGeo 6

PanAfGeo WP6 – Geo-inheritance  : Geologists who participated in the training and audience composed especially by Malagasy students.