GAF to implement its eMC+ electronic Mining Cadastre framework in Burkina Faso

GAF AG is pleased to announce the award of a contract to support the Ministry of Mines and Energy in Ouagadougou in establishing a new computerised mining cadastre and registry system in Burkina Faso.

The overall project objective is to improve governance in the mining sector by establishing a modern, web-based system for granting and managing mineral rights. The efficient, transparent, and reliable administration of such titles is considered to be a key factor in increasing growth and investment in the mining sector in Burkina Faso.

In practical terms, the project aims to:

GAF staff participates on panel during launch event of Sentinel 2a

Dr. Thomas Häusler, GAF key expert for forestry and climate change applications, has participated on high ranked panel discussing the impact of Sentinel 2 data.

Dr. Thomas Häusler, GAF key expert for forestry and climate change applications, has participated on high ranked panel discussing the impact of Sentinel 2 data during the ESA launch event at ESOC center in Darmstadt on 23.6.2015. Watch his explanations during the panel session (mid of video) under the following link: http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Observing_the_Earth/Copernicus/Sentinel-2/Sentinel-2A_launch_event_at_ESOC

Gabon mining sector project awarded to GAF

GAF AG, Germany and its partner Sofreco, France, are pleased to announce the awarding of the “Renforcement des Capacités de l’ Administration des Mines" contract and the initiation of activities in Gabon. The client and beneficiary is the Ministry of Mines, Industry and Tourism in Gabon. The project has been launched as a response to Gabon’s request for assistance in developing its mineral sector.


The project addresses a challenging portfolio of activities in the field of geological and environmental mapping, mineral potential assessment and institutional strengthening. The key aspects include:

GAF Completed Extensive Fieldworks Campaign in Darfur, Sudan

GAF AG has successfully accomplished the extensive fieldwork programme in its Darfur Natural Resources Mapping and Database Project carried out for the Darfur Land Commission (DLC). It is the so far largest comprehensive and most up-to-date inventory and capacity-building project on the natural resources and ecological potential of this 500,000 sqkm Saharian/Sahelian region.

GAF Christmas donation 2014

GAF AG donates to the organization Doctors Without Borders for the fight against Ebola.


The traditionally performed GAF fund-raising during the Christmas time included the donation generosity of the employees this year as well. Besides a company contribution, the really remarkable portion was provided from the employee side.

GAF is very pleased that after the fund raising campaign several thousand Euros could be donated to the organization Doctors Without Borders (http://www.aerzte-ohne-grenzen.de/diseases/ebola). With this donation we hope to be able to support the unprecedented work of the organization to fight against Ebola and other epidemics.

The company management would like to thank all employees for their active participation.

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