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Capacity Building and Training

The IGF Secretariat provides capacity-building training and workshops to member countries upon request.

We design capacity building and training programs to improve our developing country members’ skills, knowledge, and abilities to implement and maintain good governance in mining that considers the full environmental, social, and economic context.

We work with local and regional experts to ensure programs reflect on-the-ground perspectives and realities.


July 12th, 2017
On July 12, 2017, the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) organized the national launch of the evaluation report on the Senegalese
July 3rd, 2017 to July 7th, 2017
We held a training workshop on the subject of mining economics for government agency officials from the member states of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) in Bamako
June 5th, 2017 to June 9th, 2017
Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) presents both a significant opportunity and challenge to many countries. The sector is responsible for a large proportion of the global product
March 20th, 2017 to March 23rd, 2017
More than 80 Mongolian participants from national and subnational governments, industry, and civil society sectors attended a four-day seminar in March 2017 devoted to building capacity
June 6th, 2016 to June 16th, 2016
The IGF’s 2016 MPF Assessments kicked off in June with an assessment in Senegal. It consisted of a two-person team from IGF sent to evaluate Senegal’s mining laws and policies, and