The Organisation of African Geological Surveys
The OAGS Presidency is currently held by the representative from Senegal and the regional Vice-Presidency
THE GEOLOGICAL SURVEYS OF COUNTRIES
ON THE AFRICAN CONTINENT
The mandate of the Organisation of African Geological Surveys (OAGS) is to foster and sustain geoscience programmes and excellence on the African continent in the quest for socio-economic development and poverty alleviation, with special reference to mineral resource assessment, sustainable land use and development, hazard mitigation and environmental protection.
To assist member countries in their development through the establishment of information sources and means of technology transfer for their own use and for the attraction of investment and establishment of greater public and government understanding of the strategic importance and offerings of Geological Surveys.