Swiss Better Gold InitiativeCountry: Switzerland, Bolivia, Colombia, Peru Duration: 2013-2025 Client: Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs / Swiss Better Gold Association
The Swiss Better Gold Initiative is an innovative Public-Private partnership between the Swiss government (SECO) and the Swiss Better Gold Association (SBGA) for setting-up integrated supply chains.
EU-Latin America Partnership on Raw MaterialsCountry: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay Duration: 2017-2023 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. In this context the Mineral Development Network Platform aims to bring together all relevant stakeholders from entities and disciplines linked to the non-energy extractive industries in the EU and the participating Latin American countries.
Development of Ukraine's new Subsoil CodeCountry: Ukraine Duration: 2019-2022 Client: European Union
The overall objective of the project is to support the implementation of reforms in Ukraine’s subsoil use sector by harmonising and improving Ukraine’s subsoil legislation in line with the best practices of the EU Member States and where relevant in line with the EU acquis.
Advisory Services for the Project Office for Geology, Mining and Metallurgy and Copper Processing IndustryCountry: Uzbekistan Duration: 2021-2022 Client: Project Office for Geology, Mining and Metallurgy and Copper Processing Industry under the Ministry of Economic Development and Poverty Reduction of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Projekt-Consult supports the long-term efforts of the Uzbek government to establish a new scientific and technological cluster for the production of copper and processed, semi-finished products with high added value in Uzbekistan.
Development of a strategic action plan for the European Partnership for Responsible Minerals (EPRM)Country: Europe Duration: 2022-2022 Client: European Partnership for Responsible Minerals (EPRM)
The European Partnership for Responsible Minerals was founded in 2016 as an accompanying measure to the EU Responsible Minerals Regulation, with the aim to foster the development of responsible supply chains for 3TGS minerals.
International Consultancy to develop a capacity development programme for civil society organizationsCountry: Liberia Duration: 2019-2022 Client: GIZ
The project aims at developing the capacities of CSOs in the Liberian mining sector and designing a collaborative governance framework for CSOs to support mining-affected communities through community-based monitoring (CBM) and global - local advocacy campaigning.
Amplifying the German criticality system for mineral resources (ÖkoRess 1-3 )Country: Global Duration: 2013-2022 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.
Auditing of ASM operations based on the Certified Trading Chain standard in DR CongoCountry: DR Congo Duration: 2014-2021 (intermittently) 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.
Indigenous peoples' rights in the mining sector - Lessons from Canada, Chile and PeruCountry: Chile, Peru Duration: 2020-2021 Client: BGR
The right of indigenous peoples to prior consultation and the principle of free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) remain highly contested in Latin America. The objective of this study is to serve as information resource for State and industry stakeholders to know more about FPIC in the mining sectors in Canada, Chile and Peru.
Review of the Legal and Regulatory Framework for Environmental Management in the Nigerian mining sectorCountry: Nigeria Duration: 2019-2021 Client: World Bank
The Federal Government of Nigeria has embarked on an economic diversification campaign with the aim of leveraging on the Nation’s vast natural resources to diversify the economy from the oil and gas sector to achieve economic emancipation.
Assessment of strategic and regulatory elements of the current ASM management practiceCountry: Togo Duration: 2019-2021 Client: World Bank
Projekt-Consult has recently commenced to support the Togolese Ministry of Mines and Energy in developing a sustainable and effective strategy for the management of its artisanal and small-scale mining sector.
Mining Sector Development Programme, Phase I: Policy Review and ScopingCountry: Uzbekistan Duration: 2020-2021 Client: EBRD
The Project supported the Government of Uzbekistan in developing a responsible policy framework and modernizing the legislative and regulatory basis for the mining sector aiming to significantly reduce investor risk and enhance the investment climate
Design and implementation of a strategy for the development of Nigeria’s gemstone and jewellery industryCountry: Nigeria Duration: 2019-2021 Client: World Bank
Leading up to developing a national gemstone sector strategy, the project investigates the Nigerian gemstone industry and opportunities of energizing the market for locally produced gemstones and jewellery.
Development of Training Modules, Training and Coaching of Trainers for ASM CooperativesCountry: DRC Duration: 2020-2021 Client: GIZ
he DR Congo is the world's largest producer of cobalt. An estimated 80% of the world's cobalt reserves are located in the DRC’s copper belt, Haut Katanga and Lualaba provinces. 15 - 20% of the extraction of the raw material takes place in artisanal small-scale mining and on industrial tailings piles.
Sustainable Development of Mining in RwandaCountry: Rwanda Duration: 2017-2020 Client: Department for International Development (DFID)
The “Sustainable Development of Mining in Rwanda (SDMR)” programme contributed to the economically and environmentally sustainable growth of Rwanda’s mining sector.
Strengthening local content and women employability in MaliCountry: 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.
Comparative study on migration and urbanization in the industrial mining sector of the DR CongoCountry: DR Congo Duration: 2018-2019 Client: GIZ
The DR Congo is one of the most resource-rich countries in the world. However, the development of new industrial mining areas has led to an uncontrolled influx of Congolese from other regions.
Evaluation of EU-IcSP financed project on responsible mineral supply chains in conflict affected and high risk areasCountry: Global Duration: 2019-2019 Client: EC (IcSP)
Since the 1990s, natural resources have often been associated with the financing of armed conflicts and the perpetration of serious abuses of human rights in conflict-affected and high-risk areas.
Development of governance instruments to promote an environmentally sound exploitation of raw materials (InGoRo)Country: Germany Duration: 2016-2019 Client: German Federal Environmental Agency (UBA)
With the InGoRo project, the German Ministry of Environment investigated and developed the appropriate governance tools that can be used to promote, establish and enforce global standards for environmentally sound mining.
Support Programme to the Environmental Protection Agency for the control and environmental monitoring of mining operations in LiberiaCountry: Liberia Duration: 2019-2019 Client: GIZ
The EPA experiences significant challenges in its capacity to carry out its missions related to the monitoring of mining projects. In addition, mining operations in Liberia are often very remote and difficult to visit.
Strategic Dialogue on Sustainable Raw Materials for Europe (STRADE)Country: Global Duration: 2015-2018 Client: EU Horizon 2020
Together with a group of European and South African research institutions, Projekt-Consult is implementing the Strategic Dialogue on Sustainable Raw Materials for Europe (STRADE).
Training for Civil Society Organizations in Ivory Coast on good resource governance (CSO Mining Governance School)Country: Ivory Coast 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.
Socioeconomic and Environmental Diagnosis of Small Scale Mining in BrazilCountry: Brazil Duration: 2016-2018 Client: World Bank
Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) represents the largest share of mining operations in Brazil.
Development of a Mauritanian Mining StrategyCountry: Mauritania 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.
Assessment of water and energy efficiency at mining operations in PeruCountry: 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.
Geological Consultancy and Capacity Building Services for Afghan Geological Survey (phase I - II)Country: Afghanistan 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.