The Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP)

Regional Data

Amhara

Ethiopia’s Amhara region, under the auspices of the Amhara National Regional State Mines Resource Development Expansion Agency, does collect a lot of useful mining-related data. This includes the following information:
  • All mineral and gemstone exploration activity in the Amhara region
  • Mineral and gemstone production details
  • All recently mining and exploration licenses that have been recently issued in Amhara
  • Details about mining projects currently in development in Amhara

Interested in accessing any of this data? Please contact the Amhara National Regional State Mines Resource Development Expansion Agency, who will be happy to provide all the information you need.

Harari

Harari’s regional Bureau of the MoMP also collects and compiles data that can help give investor’s a sense of the region’s potential. This includes:
  • Reports on all mining-related activities in the Harari region (there are no petroleum resources in Harari)
  • Mining production details for Harari
  • Exploration activities currently underway in the Harari region
  • All mining and exploration licenses that have been recently issued Information about mining projects in development in Harari
  • The total mining investment in Harari thus far

Harari’s regional Bureau is happy to take inquiries from any investors who are interested in knowing more. They can be reached here

Somali

The Somali region is one of the most exciting regions in Ethiopia from a petroleum perspective, and it also contains promising mineral and gemstone resources. Its regional bureau keeps track of:
  • All ongoing mineral, gemstone, and petroleum operations
  • Exploration activities in Somali
  • All the mining and exploration licenses that have been issued recently
  • The total investment in the Somali region’s petroleum, gemstones and minerals sectors.

The Somali Bureau for Mines, Energy and Petroleum can be reached here

Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Region (SNNPR)

The SNNP is another region with exciting gemstone, mineral and petroleum resources. They have data on:
  • All the current mineral, gemstone, and petroleum operations in their region
  • Information about all ongoing exploration activities in the SNNPR Information about all mining and exploration licenses that have been issued
  • Data about all the mineral production taking place in the SNNPR The total investment in the SNNPR’s petroleum, gemstones and minerals sectors.

To access any of this information, please get hold the SNNPR Mines & Energy Agency via the channels laid out here

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