Selected Projects

Better Gold Initiative for ASM

Country: Switzerland, Bolivia, Colombia, Peru
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 1-3 )

Country: Global
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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Assessment of strategic and regulatory elements of the current ASM management practice

Country: Togo
Duration: 2019-2020
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.

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Sustainable Development of Mining in Rwanda

Country: 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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Design and implementation of a strategy for the development of Nigeria’s gemstone and jewellery industry

Country: Nigeria
Duration: 2019-2020
Client: World Bank

Leading up to developing a national gemstone sector strategy, the project will investigate the Nigerian gemstone industry and opportunities of energizing the market for locally produced gemstones and jewellery.

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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 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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EU-Latin America Mineral Development Network Platform

Country: Argentina
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

Country: 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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Comparative study on migration and urbanization in the industrial mining sector of the DR Congo

Country: 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.

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Evaluation of EU-IcSP financed project on responsible mineral supply chains in conflict affected and high risk areas

Country: 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.

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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).

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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.

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Socioeconomic and Environmental Diagnosis of Small Scale Mining in Brazil

Country: 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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Development of a Mauritanian Mining Strategy

Country: 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.

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

Country: 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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Assessment of water and energy efficiency at mining operations in Peru

Country: 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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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.

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