Actual situation of small scale and artisanal mining in Madagascar Gold and stones  Brasilia October 7th, 2008 Razafimandi...
CONTEXT <ul><li>Number of small miners :200000 peoples </li></ul><ul><li>Domain of activities : precious and semi-precious...
Major Gold deposits
Responsability of the Municipality on the Gold panning sector <ul><li>Identify and institute “Couloir of Orpaillage”  </li...
Statistics on Antanimbary Commune <ul><li>2005-2007 Official Gold production 47 Kg </li></ul><ul><li>On July 2008  50 kg o...
Big Investment in Mining and Oil , and Small Miners Huile lourde  Exploration pétrolière Madagascar Minerals and Resources...
Andranondambo Saphir deposit Woman miner in Ilakaka
Small miners in training
Mining Adminitration Office Ilakaka
Formalization <ul><li>Formalizing traders </li></ul><ul><li>Administrative training for local authorities </li></ul>
Products
<ul><li>Mines product exportation of Madagascar  </li></ul>$ US
New Policy for Gemstones and Semi-precious stones to maximize beneficiation <ul><li>Suspension of exportation of rough sto...
Impact of suspension of the exportation <ul><li>Decrease of exportation value from mine production </li></ul><ul><li>Insec...
Set up of decentralized lapidary school in Antsirabe
 
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Razafimandimby Olivier, PGRM, Ministry of Energy and Mines, Madagascar, Actual Situation of Small-scale and Artisanal Mining in Madagascar: Gold and stones

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ASM In Madagascar

  1. 1. Actual situation of small scale and artisanal mining in Madagascar Gold and stones Brasilia October 7th, 2008 Razafimandimby Olivier PGRM, Ministry of Energy and Mines MADAGASCAR
  2. 2. CONTEXT <ul><li>Number of small miners :200000 peoples </li></ul><ul><li>Domain of activities : precious and semi-precious stones (emerald, saphir, rubis, beryl, tourmaline,…); gold </li></ul><ul><li>Part in the exportation : More than 40% of the Exportation value </li></ul><ul><li>All gold production in Madagascar are from Small Miners and Gold panners </li></ul>
  3. 3. Major Gold deposits
  4. 4. Responsability of the Municipality on the Gold panning sector <ul><li>Identify and institute “Couloir of Orpaillage” </li></ul><ul><li>Distribute card for Collectors and Gold paners </li></ul><ul><li>Collect taxes issued to card distribution </li></ul><ul><li>Monitoring of Gold panning activities </li></ul>
  5. 5. Statistics on Antanimbary Commune <ul><li>2005-2007 Official Gold production 47 Kg </li></ul><ul><li>On July 2008 50 kg of Gold has been exported from Antanimbary </li></ul><ul><li>Taxes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Before 2004 : 700 US$/Year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2005 : 3 450$US; 2006 : 5 730$US; 2007 : 4 500$US </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The royalties of this declared production has not yet collected </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Big Investment in Mining and Oil , and Small Miners Huile lourde Exploration pétrolière Madagascar Minerals and Resources Mine de Chromite Projet Nickel & Cobalt Projet Ilménite Projet Ilménite Bauxite Houille Small miners Gold panners Small miners Gold panners Small miners Gold panners Small miners Gold panners
  7. 7. Andranondambo Saphir deposit Woman miner in Ilakaka
  8. 8. Small miners in training
  9. 9. Mining Adminitration Office Ilakaka
  10. 10. Formalization <ul><li>Formalizing traders </li></ul><ul><li>Administrative training for local authorities </li></ul>
  11. 11. Products
  12. 12. <ul><li>Mines product exportation of Madagascar </li></ul>$ US
  13. 13. New Policy for Gemstones and Semi-precious stones to maximize beneficiation <ul><li>Suspension of exportation of rough stones </li></ul><ul><li>Decentralization of School for lapidary and gemmology </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage implantation of industrial cutting operation facility </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage exportation of cut and transformed stones </li></ul>
  14. 14. Impact of suspension of the exportation <ul><li>Decrease of exportation value from mine production </li></ul><ul><li>Insecurity in some places of the country </li></ul><ul><li>Lost of jobs of many people specially in Ilakaka and Sakaraha </li></ul><ul><li>Social problem in some places </li></ul><ul><li>Transaction of stones in black market and e xportation by illegal channel </li></ul><ul><li>Villagers come back again to the agriculture and farms activities </li></ul><ul><li>Children come back to school </li></ul>
  15. 15. Set up of decentralized lapidary school in Antsirabe
  16. 17. GRACIAS MISAOTRA TOMPOKO

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