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ARGeo-C6 Daily Bulletin News!

Pre ARGeo C6 Conference Bulletin (DAY 1)

The first day of the Three Parallel ARGeo C6 Pre-Conference short courses that was officially opened by the Geological Survey of Ethiopia (GSE) Director, Masresha was successfully completed and attached below kindly find the bulletin news therein for the first day ending 31/10/2016...

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Pre ARGeo C6 Conference Bulletin (DAY 2)

Enclosed kindly find the Day 2 ARGeo-C6 Bulletin covering the IGA Board meeting, launch of WING Africa and the Eighth ARGeo Steering Committee meeting that took place on 1/11/2016 for ready reference...

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Day three ARGeo C6 Bulletin

ARGeo-C6 with an attendance of more than 600 participants from about 40 countries was officially opened on 2/11/2016 by H.E. Motuma Mekasa Ethiopia’s Minister for Mines, Petroleum and Natural Gas. Attached below, kindly find the ARGeo-C6 Bulletin for the third day of the conference. ...

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Day four ARGeo C6 Bulletin

ARGeo-C6 entered its fourth consecutive day of the conference. The discussions focused on (i) Emerging issues in financing geothermal projects in the East Africa region (ii) Africa Geothermal Centre of Excellence (AGCE) Second Steering Committee meeting and (iii) The IGA-Africa Regional Branch’s inaugural AGM...

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Curtains fall on ARGeo C6 Conference

ARGeo-C6 was officially closed by Mr. Masresha Gebre Selassie (Director General, Geological Survey of Ethiopia). Harouna Samba representing UN Environment, Office for Africa, delivered closing remarks . In closing the conference, Mr. Gebre Selassie, noted with pride that the conference had been extremely excellent and thanked the organizing committee...

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Press Release

The key objective of the conference was to showcase the unfolding success stories on geothermal development in Africa. It also aimed to promote regional cooperation and provide an innovative information exchange platform on exploration, development, investment and utilization of geothermal resources in the region and elsewhere in the world.

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"...governments need to create adequate enabling laws and a supportive regulatory framework that will make the utilization of geothermal resources possible..." H.E. Motuma Mekasa Ethiopia’s Minister for Mines, Petroleum and Natural Gas. (During the opening of ARGeo-C6, in Addis Ababa)