Development cooperation , 27.12.2012

Geological Survey of Finland's support to AGS

Description

Geological Survey of Finland (GTK) strengthens the capabilities of the Afghanistan Geological Survey (AGS) in the prospecting for ore. It has been estimated that Afghanistan has very large potential mineral resources. The exploitation of these resources in the future would increase the economic growth and positively support the development of the society. The cooperation aims to improve AGS’s capabilities in the sector of mining and exploration geophysics. During this five year project GTK will provide diverse training for ten employees of AGS in the mentioned fields of expertise.

Funding decision  27.12.2012

3 150 000 €

Objectives monitored by OECD's Development Assistance Committee

  • Participatory development/Good governance

Field of activity

  • Mineral prospection and exploration 100%

Funding channel

Geologian tutkimuskeskus

Contact

asa-10

Code for the object of funding

62507201

ID

UHA2011-007747

Modified

17.09.2013