Cameroon project progresses

Cameroon1Frik Hartzer of the IGS recently attended a contract meeting in Yaoundé, Cameroon regarding the current World Bank-funded project titled “La supervision d’un programme de cartographie géologique et géochimique et la mise en place d’un Système d’Informations Géologiques et Minières au Cameroun”. IGS formed a consortium with the Council for Geoscience (CGS) of South Africa to supervise the project, while the geological mapping, geochemical surveying and the establishment of a GIS-based database will be conducted by the French Geological Survey (BRGM). During this meeting a final agreement was reached with BRGM regarding the specifics of the program during the following 36 months.