Selected Projects

Better Gold Initiative (BGI)

Duration: 2013-2021

Client: Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO)

The Better Gold Initiative for ASM is an innovative Public-Private partnership between the Swiss government (SECO) and the Swiss Better Gold Association (SBGA) for setting-up integrated supply chains.

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Amplifying the German criticality system for mineral resources (ÖkoRess, Phase I-II)

Duration: 2013-2021

Client: German Federal Environmental Agency (UBA)

The ÖkoRess project seeks to ensure that environmental aspects are given greater consideration in the supply of primary mineral raw materials.

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Sustainable Development of Mining in Rwanda

Duration: 2017-2020

Client: Department for International Development (DFID)

The SDMR program aims to contribute to the economically and environmentally sustainable growth of Rwanda’s mining sector.

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EU-Latin America Mineral Development Network Platform

Duration: 2017-2019

Client: EU / DG Grow

The mining sector gives a vital contribution to the Latin American and European Union economies. It not only provides substantial amounts of revenues and jobs, directly or via its supply chains.

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Strengthening local content and women employability in Mali

Duration: 2017-2019

Client: GIZ

Projekt-Consult is working together with international and Malian researchers and policy advisors for analysing the economic, social and environmental situation in four mining sites in Kayes and Sikasso.

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Development of governance instruments to promote an environmentally sound exploitation of raw materials (InGoRo)

Duration: 2016-2019

Client: German Federal Environmental Agency (UBA)

With the InGoRo project, the German Ministry of Environment seeks to investigate and develop the appropriate governance tools that can be used to promote, establish and enforce global standards for environmentally sound mining.

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Socioeconomic and Environmental Diagnosis of Small Scale Mining in Brazil

Duration: 2016-2018

Client: World Bank

Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) represents the largest share of mining operations in Brazil.

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Training for Civil Society Organizations in Ivory Coast on good resource governance (CSO Mining Governance School)

Duration: 2017-2018

Client: GIZ

Despite recent economic successes and increasing political stability, Côte d’Ivoire remains fragile with weak governmental structures, poor oversight by responsible agencies, and limited knowledge of civil society organizations on the operations of the extractive sector.

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Development of a Mauritanian Mining Strategy

Duration: 2017-2018

Client: GIZ

Based on the strategic axes of the African Mining Vision, a multi-disciplinary team of experts from Projekt-Consult has developed a comprehensive conceptual report and operation plan for the development of national mining strategy.

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Assessment of water and energy efficiency at mining operations in Peru

Duration: 2016-2017

Client: Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR)

In the Andes­­­­ - in particular for ore mining operations - which are located remotely and at high-altitudes, the continuous access to water and fuel for power generation is a prerequisite to operate.

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Auditing of ASM operations based on the Certified Trading Chain standard in DR Congo

Duration: 2014-2017

Client: Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR)

As a result of the Dodd-Frank Act ASM operations require recognized certificates to legally export 3T minerals out of the crisis-torn eastern Congo.

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Geological Consultancy and Capacity Building Services for Afghan Geological Survey (phase I - II)

Duration: 2008-2016

Client: World Bank

In collaboration with GIZ-IS Projekt-Consult supported the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP) and the Afghan Geological Survey (AGS), an institution greatly handicapped, in exercising its tasks due to the 40 years of continuous, traumatic conflict within the country.

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