An innovative Model of Training and Collaboration in the Mining Sector

2018 Proceedings of the EAI International Conference on Technology, R&D, Education and Economy for Africa   unpublished
To date, education and training in the mining sector in Burkina Faso is quite "theoretical" because of certain limiting factors. Several recommendations and projects try to answer the mismatch between research, training and jobs. The "railway model" proposed here presents the possibility of applying a new mode of collaboration between the different actors in sustainable development in the applied geosciences. This is the necessary match between "Applied Research" and "Operational Geology". This
more » ... model of education and training can only be carried out by trainers who have together mining intelligence, operational geology know-how and the ability to convey their acquired experience. It is a bottom-up model, according to the realities and needs of the country for a visible impact in sustainable development. In particular, it addresses the issue youth employment in the mining sector and proposes a solution for managing the development in the Artisanal and Small-scale Mining sector.
doi:10.4108/eai.21-3-2018.2275654 fatcat:4wzgfmvizjb4fmkrxljhjcoewi