7222-02. EA and mining governance in Senegal

At the Ministry of Mines and Geology of Senegal, the Directorate of Control and Surveillance of Mining Operations (DCSOM), intends to implement a strategy of control and environmental monitoring of mining projects. This strategy aims to put in place: A database of Environmental and Social Impact Assessments and Environmental and Social Management Plans for Mines and Quarries, A strategic environmental assessment of the mining sector, A mechanism for monitoring indicators on the mining environment. In addition, a project to rehabilitate mining sites is planned. In this context, DCSOM requested technical support from the NCEA regarding environmental and social assessments. Details of the collaboration will be worked out soon.  

Parties involved

Members of the working group

Philippe Jean, PhD

Technical secretary: Gwen van Boven

Further details

Country: Senegal

Last modified: 01 Jun 2022