UNDP/EU provides business boost for development of minerals industry

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the European Union (EU), through the delivery of a training and reference resource manual, have sought to boost the development and business capabilities of the local minerals sector.

Speaking in a recent handover event, Denise Antonio, UNDP resident representative in the country said that the international development organisation was on a mission to boost the skills of operators in the sector. The 20-page handbook will act as a guide in providing useful information to enhance entrepreneurial training, creating knowledge products and building the capacities of operators and the private sector.

“The cultivation of these valuable skills among miners, artisans and other representatives of the mineral sector through this learn at your own pace guide is a welcomed development. Micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) can now learn how to build and grow profitable, sustainable and resilient operations free of charge. Users will

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