A Lilongwe based cooperative, Nyasa Mining Cooperative (NMC), is arranging to hold Artisanal Small Miners (ASMs) conference in Lilongwe, Malawi, to charm more industry specialists and investors to the mining sector.
In a statement to Nation Publications Limited, NMC Chairperson Percy Maleta said the anticipated conference will draw in over 200 mining partners will adhere to novel coronavirus (Covid-19) precautionary measures.
Malawi remains a virgin land with a myriad of unexploited mining investment opportunitiesPercy Maleta – NMC Chairman
He added that it is through increased sharing and networking that these opportunities can best be exploited through professional investment.
The conference’s organising chairperson, Peter Mbiko Jere, said the event will provide an opportunity for participants to engage ASMs on financing, taxes, and insurance products targeting ASMs, among others.
Nyasa Mining Cooperative has over 100 members from Lilongwe and surrounding districts, with about 60 % comprising of women and youth.
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