Marine Mineral Resources to Benefit All Including Landlocked States

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Manganese nodule. Credit: Parent Géry, Wikimedia Commons

ALLAFRICA | 11 May 2017

“Seabed mining experts from all over the world convened from 2 to 4 May 2017 in the capital of the landlocked state of Uganda to discuss opportunities and explore the potentials of marine mineral resources in contributing to the regional and global development goals.

This groundbreaking event was a first of its kind and was organized by the African Minerals Development Centre (AMDC), the Government of Uganda, the International Seabed Authority (ISA), GRID-Arendal of Norway, and Pew Charitable Trusts. The initiative gathered key stakeholders and global experts of marine mineral resources together to strategize future partnerships and activities that will harness the resources in the continent’s 20 million square kilometers of maritime areas.”

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