Closing of PanAfGeo Session WP6 on Geological Inheritance

Geologists from African countries (such as Madagascar, Algeria, Benin, Cameroon, DRC, Côte d’Ivoire, Mauritania, Niger, Chad) met on 08 June 2019 at the Mining Business Center Mamory Ivato to attend the last classroom training about the PanAfGeo Session WP6 on Geological Inheritance.

31 official participants including Malagasy and staff from the African Geological Commission participated in the five-days training including classroom training (03 and 04 June 2019) and field trip for practical work to the West zone of Antananarivo at Ampefy – on the RN1 axis (05, 06 and 07 June 2019). Other actors in the Geological field especially Malagasy students were also able to attend the training.

This last day training ended with the ceremony certificates to PanAfGeo official trainees in the presence of Mr Fidiniavo RAVOKATRA – Minister of Mines and Strategic Resources, the representative of PanAfGeo, the Organisation of African Geological Services’ representative (OAGS) and the European Union’s representative.