Science and innovation for responsible mining in West Africa
Artisanal and semi-industrial mining address many development issues: poverty alleviation, decent work and economic growth, responsible production and consumption, protection of flora and fauna, health, etc. Faced with these issues, building viable solutions requires the implementation of new paradigms based on multi-stakeholder and multi-disciplinary dialogue.
Faced with these issues, building viable solutions requires the implementation of new paradigms based on multi-stakeholder and cross-disciplinary dialogue.
To this end, the members of the RAMR2D network offer tools and expertise for building partnerships and joint actions with all public, private and academic players involved in extractive activities:
- Building a sub-regional and international network of research and expertise
- Setting up public/private partnerships
- International mobility
- Incubation program
- Responding to international calls for projects
- Research programs
- Organizing international events
- International networking
Areas of expertise
Environment & sustainable development:
Environmental and societal diagnostics; Soil and ecosystem studies; Depollution, decontamination, remediation; Water quality; Circular economy; Post-mining economic diversification; Restoration of degraded environments.
Communities and local approaches:
Governance; Managing conflicts of use; Disability management and reconversion; Mining and gender; CSR approach.
Industrial ecosystems and processes:
Process optimization; Sustainable integrated management; New digital tools.
Executive Committee (decision-making)
● The 3 ACE managers
● The scientific advisor: Fabrice Colin firstname.lastname@example.org (IRD)
● The ACE Partner project manager: Grégory Giraud email@example.com (IRD)
● The network coordinator: Patrice Ebah firstname.lastname@example.org (IRD)
Coordination team (action implementation)
● The network coordinator
● The head of the CEA-MEM network leader center
● The scientific advisor
● The 3 RAMR2D member focal points
Scientific Committee (evaluation of projects and grants)
● International experts from academia and industry.
● 2 members to review each project.
Support committee (support for project submissions)
● International experts proposed by each CEA, registered on a voluntary basis.
A partnership agreement has been signed between the partners and the RAMR2D network.
CEA MEM Ivory Coast
Aphone Yao email@example.com
CEAEM EMIG Niger
Mahamadou Ousman firstname.lastname@example.org
ISMGB CEMS Guinea
Mory Kourouma email@example.com