SOLID MINERALS DEVELOPMENT
The SMDTW aims to focus around creating a Vibrant Private Sector Driven Mining Industry.
Nigeria aims to increase mining’s contribution to gross domestic product from 0.3 percent in 2015 to 7 percent within a decade from $1.44 billion to $33.67 billion in 5 years.
Further to the inauguration of the Mining Implementation Strategy Team and the launching of the Roadmap, the Ministry has made giant steps towards actualizing initiatives as laid out in the These initiatives have been worked on through a collaborative effort from the various departments, agencies, inter-ministerial efforts and the private sector.
Its Two (2) years to this roadmap initiative but the private sector is yet to be engaged in these For an effective achievement of the growth of the sector its important to provide promote the roadmap in such a way as to allow free commercial flow of participants across the value chain within the 7 Strategic minerals been promoted by the Mining Implementation Strategy Team. These include Iron Ore, Limestone, Barite, Bitumen, Gold, Lead/Zinc and Coal