Zimbabwe Miners Federation (ZMF) Chief Executive Officer Mr Wellington Takavarasha is set to speak at the Uganda Chamber of Mines and Petroleum (UCMP) 10th annual mineral conference.
The event will be held under the theme, leveraging public and private sector efforts to develop Uganda’s mineral sector. The event will see the ZMF CEO in skills exchange between the two mining bodies over the growth and development of the mining sector in Africa.
The event will be held online on Tuesday and Wednesday will see Takavarasha representing Zimbabwe’s small scale and artisanal mining at an international stage.
The Uganda Chamber of Mines and Petroleum (UCMP) is a not-for-profit, Member-based voluntary organization that represents the interests of private players in the mining and petroleum sectors in Uganda by collaborating with the state to develop the country’s extractive sector.
Launched in 2010, UCMP coordinates and facilitates information sharing, advisory and administrative support to prospective and current investors in the mining and petroleum sectors in Uganda. It also promotes, encourages, protects and fosters responsible mining, beneficiation and service delivery in these sectors.
Takavarasha is a highly experienced miner who has addressed many local and international audiences. Zimbabwe is highly recognised worldwide as an experienced player in Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (ASM) with an estimated 1,5million people plying the trade.
ZMF is Zimbabwe’s biggest miners body by far with millions of members.