IM4DC activities at Africa Down Under Conference

IM4DC is active in the Africa Down Under Conference (ADU) in Perth on 2 to 5 September 2014.

The Africa Australia Research Forum on Tuesday 2 September, supported by IM4DC, will discuss how the extractives sector can contribute to accelerating regional economic development in the countries of Africa. See here for details of the forum program.

IM4DC will present a workshop on data for mineral exploration in Africa on Wednesday 3 September at 12 noon. It will cover cost-effective ways of collecting, analysing and disseminating information on geology, geophysics, geochemistry and delivery to stimulate mineral exploration.

The IM4DC Handbook 50 pieces of advice to an official who is engaged in the negotiation of mining contracts will be released at ADU on Friday 5 September at 3.15pm. The Australia Africa Mining Industry Group will preview the handbook in a roundtable ‘Mining Contracts – Negotiating the most beneficial outcomes for everyone’ at 11.00am on Friday 5 September.