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    5th EU-African Business Forum, Brussels 2014

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    5th EU-African Business Forum, Brussels 2014

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    EGS-OAGS Workshop Brussels 2014

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    5th EU-African Business Forum, Brussels 2014

 
 
About Us

The OAGS presidency is currently held by the representative from Namibia, with the vice-presidencies held by the representatives from Mozambique and Niger.  South Africa provides a permanent Secretariat function to the OAGS.
 
The Organisation of African Geological Surveys ('OAGS') represents the Geological Surveys of countries on the African continent.  The OAGS presidency is currently held by the representative from Namibia, with the vice-presidencies held by the representatives from Mozambique and Niger. South Africa provides a permanent Secretariat function to the OAGS.
 
Its mandate is to foster and sustain government-supported geosciences endeavours and excellence on the African continent, in the quest for socio-economic development and poverty alleviation, with special reference to mineral resource assessment, sustainable land use and development, hazard mitigation and environmental protection.
 
The specific aims of the organisation include, but are not limited to, creating regional- and continent-wide promotional maps and documents that inform decision-makers in government and industry on matters relating to the applied geosciences.
 
OAGS General Meeting: Accra, Ghana - OAGS 2013  The Organisation of African Geological Surveys (OAGS)
 
The Organisation of African Geological Surveys (OAGS) held its 6th Annual Meeting from 23 to 26 September 2013 in the heart-warming city in Accra, Ghana. The event was hosted by the Geological Survey of Ghana under the able leadership of its Director, Dr John Agyei Duodu, and parallel to the celebration of the centenary of the Geological Survey of Ghana.
Press Release: African and European Geological Surveys committed together for Africa's wealth
 
Africa and Europe have strengthened their cooperation in the field of Geology at the 5th EU-Africa Business Forum on "Engaging the private sector in sustainable and inclusive growth".
Highlights of 2013
 
EuroGeoSurveys (The Geological Surveys of Europe) is collaborating with the OAGS on a feasability study to assess the needs of African Geological Surveys, with a view to establishing the impact and outcomes on EU policies designed to improve the capacities of the OAGS.