The Globally Harmonized System of PanAfrican Precious Minerals Management (GHS-PANAF-PREMIMA)

  • MALI (Gold, Diamond)

    MALI Although Mali is a landlocked country with poor infrastructure, the government’s reformed mineral code has attracted numerous foreign investors. Following the opening of several new gold mines, Mali is now Africa’s third largest gold producer. Gold production forms the cornerstone of the Mali mining sector, representing 95% of the country’s mineral production. Other commodities […]

  • IVORY COAST (Gold and Diamond)

    IVORY COAST (COTE D’IVORE) Ivory Coast (Cote d’Ivoire) is one of Africa’s best developed countries, possessing outstanding infrastructure in comparison to other developing economies. Ivory Coast has several Gold deposits in the central (Kokumbo) and northern areas (Sissingue).   Our scouting is working directly with artisanal and small scale miners. Targeted Gold Quantity: 15 kg per […]

  • RDC (Gold, Platinum, Coltan)

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO The country has huge mineral resources, much of which remains untapped. The primary resources extracted in the DRC include cobalt, diamonds, gold, copper, and oil. Much of the resource extraction is done in small operations, known as “Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining” (ASM).   PREMIMA as usual works with artisanal and small […]

  • GUINEA (CONAKRY) (Gold, Diamond, Bauxite)

    GUINEA – CONAKRY Gold is becoming an important player in Guinea, with international exploration funding increasing substantially.   PREMIMA as usual works with artisanal and small scale miners. Targeted Gold Quantity: 20 kg per month


    BURKINA FASO Burkina Faso is geologically rich. There has been substantial interest in mining, particularly gold mining, in Burkina Faso over the last 40 years. The government of Burkina Faso brought a new Mining Act into being in 2003. Some of the world’s most prolific mines are on greenstone belts. These belts cover about 3 […]

  • TANZANIA (Gold, Diamond, Sapphire, Tanzanite)

    TANZANIA Tanzania is the 4th largest gold producer in Africa after South Africa, Ghana and Mali. Gold production currently stands at roughly 40 tonnes a year, copper at 2980 tonnes, silver at 10 tonnes and diamond at 112670 carats. In total the mining sector contributes 2.8% to GDP each year but this could rise considerably […]

  • GHANA (Gold)

    GHANA The southern Ghana has been one of the world’s most prolific regions in terms of gold discoveries and production growth. The Ashanti Gold Belt in Ghana offers tremendous opportunities.   PREMIMA’s niche approach with artisanal and small scale miners allows us to collect 15 to 20 kg monthly through our network. Targeted Gold Quantity: 20 kg […]


    SIERRA LEONE With more than 70% of the country underlain by Archaean terrane, Sierra Leone holds enormous exploration potential. Diamonds and rutile play major roles in Sierra Leone’s mineral production. Sierra Leone’s main resources are diamonds, gold, rutile bauxite and platinum.   PREMIMA as usual works with artisanal and small scale miners. Targeted Gold Quantity: […]