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UK Department for International Development

Sustainable Development of Mining in Rwanda (SDMR)

UK aid from the British people

Project Data Last Updated: 14/07/2019

IATI Identifier: GB-1-205052


SDMR aims to improve the livelihoods of over 40,000 Rwandans involved in the artisanal and small scale mining industry. Moreover, it will tackle Rwanda’s growing trade deficit by increasing exports, help to attract much-needed private investment in the industry, and ultimately support Rwanda’s path to economic transformation by creating more, higher paid, safer jobs for poor Rwandans. The outcome of the programme will be an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable ASM in target areas.This will contribute to the impact of an increased contribution of the mining sector to economic growth and improving livelihoods among ASM communities. Specifically, reforming the enabling environment will deliver:

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