Welcome remarks and key note address from sponsors and government
The wealth derived from mining is non-renewable. The resources will ultimately run out. Investing in human capital should be an integral part of the strategy for converting natural resources into long- term transferable skills development.
Accessibility and availability of finance plays a pivotal role in Mali’s mining sector. How can large projects be financed and what funds are available for SME’s?
Good governance can secure Mali’s positive growth and benefit its people. The government has initiated a wide variety of reforms in public financial management, tax administration and tax policy.
The Malian mining industry is dominated by gold extraction and is the third largest gold producer in Africa. This session will also showcase the main gold production projects and highlight future growth strategies.
Mali has significant mineral potential in iron ore, bauxite, manganese, phosphates, lithium, manganese and construction materials. How can this potential be unlocked and how could this boost the economy
Mali is a vast country with a challenging supply chain, how can local procurement improve the mining supply chain cost and efficiency? How can other linkages develop from the mining supply chain to stimulate other areas of the economy?