Artisanal Mining & Transaction Coordination

Artisanal Minerals


Main task of the AMTCCD

Main task of the AMTCCD


Promoting AM awareness

·        Rise the awareness of the Artisanal miners,sellers, local peoples, pertinent governmental offices,

  • Transforming the conventional and informal production and transaction into formal mining and transaction sector in collaboration with other stakeholders (regional mine Bureau, and other stakeholder , governmental, non-governmental and financial institutions.
  • Providing and supporting the  full scale awareness for artisanal miners, vulnerable groups, pertinent governmental offices and local people
  • Giving awareness to Artisanal miners, stakeholder, local people, pertinent governmental offices  with coordinating with regional  mine and Energy office


Promoting mining activities

·        providing technical assistances, training, andintroducing best practice technology  in collaboration

With Regional mineand Energy bureau and other stakeholders

·        supported AMcommunity by providing extension Services and training 

promoting licensing activity ;

       Issues mineral crafting and refininglicenses and Issues competent certificating for traders, Jewelry, and gemstoneexports,

promoting exporting minerals ;

·        Supporting exporting of precious andsemi-process  gemstone mineral byproviding technical and physical

 test of mineral before submitting to  Addis Ababa Bole Airport custom officeand  head of

Ethiopia postServices (EPS)


·        Support marketing and mineral production of AMsub sector;

·        Supporting the exports of precious andsemi-precious minerals;

·        participating curb the illegal mineral tradewith different stakeholder



1.      Designlong  and short term strategy, policies,procedures  aiming in developing the  conducive working environment  for AM sub sector

2.      Participatingin  contraband controlling  with different stakeholders

3.      Coordinating  with National Bank of Ethiopia  andGeological Survey of Ethiopia in a gold purchasing