BRGM, the French geological survey, has over 60 years of experience on the African continent. It is France’s leading public institution for Earth Science applications for the management of surface and sub-surface resources with a view to sustainable development. Under partnerships with numerous public and private stakeholders, it focuses on scientific research and provision of services, providing scientifically-validated information to the private sector, support public policy development and international cooperation.
In the context of increasing pressures on mineral resources, BRGM is working for a responsible procurement and for a more circular economy. BRGM’s scientific approach covers various stages, from the study of raw materials in a responsible extraction framework to mineral recycling technologies for the implementation of a more circular economy.