GIRAF 2013 Workshop

Geoscience Information, Sustainable Mapping & Mining

23rd - 27th September 2013 in Accra, Ghana

From 23rd - 27th September 2013 the 3rd GIRAF Workshop took place in Accra (Ghana). The event was organized by the CGI together with AusAID's International Mining for Development Centre (IM4DC), the UNESCO and BGR. The workshop took place coinciding with the centennial celebrations of the Geological Survey of Ghana who had kindly offered to host the meeting. The main subject was „Geoscience Information and Sustainable Mapping & Mining“.

John Duodu, GSD, Ghana, Kristine Asch, BGR, Germany & Robin Evans, IM4DC, Australia (organizers)

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Hosting Organisation:

  • GSD, the Geological Survey Department of Ghana

Organised by:

  • IUGS-CGI, the Commission for the Management and Application of Geoscience Information of the International Union Geological Sciences
  • BGR, the Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Ressources, Germany

Supported by:

  • BMZ, the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany
  • IM4DC, the AusAID`s International Mining for Development Centre, Australia
  • UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

ghana lake voltaLake Volta Source: BGR



Ghana Geological survey

Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources, Germany

International Union of Geosciences