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Development cooperation, 5/4/2015

Mineral Resources Potential and Small Scale Mining


Mineral Resources Potential Mapping and Support to small scale mining project is aiming at producing better geological information (Geochemical Dataset and Map) about the potential mineral resources in Tanzania. Also the project aims at supporting small scale miners entrepreneurial skills and assets, support the Geological Survey of Tanzania, University of Sokoine (US) and the national TEITI Process. The implementer of the project is GTK Geological Survey of Finland and the GST to some extent. Beneficiaries of the project are citizens, entrepreneurs, GST and US. The long term goal of the project is to provide better information to the websites of GST about the geological potential of Tanzania. The short term goal is the improved conditions and safer and cleaner environment of the small scale miners which should in the long run prove to be sustainable financially and environmentally.

Funding decision 5/4/2015

715 000 €

Tied amount

715 000 €

Target country


Objectives monitored by OECD's Development Assistance Committee

Participatory development/Good governance
Aid to environment
Climate change - mitigation
Gender equality

Field of activity

Mineral/mining policy and administrative management 100%

Type of aid

Project-type interventions

Funding channel

Geologian tutkimuskeskus
Geological Survey of Tanzania

Program based



Code for the object of funding




Created date




Case state

Technical planning
Quality assurance group handling
Updating content data

Case status


This document

Updated 8/30/2016

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