Name & surname:

Mr Jules Cesar Yaganza

Title: Director


Engineer by training from the Higher Institute of Technology, Bangui (Central African Republic), Master's degree in mining and mining environments from the Ecole Nationale Supérieur des Mines d’Ales (France)

I successfully completed my training on the Planning and Exploitation of Mineral Resources, a course by the Chinese Geological Survey, Beijing (China).

The Governance of Extractive Industry ensured by African Legal Support Facility (ALSF)) at Kigali (Rwanda)

Rough Diamond Evaluation by training from the State Diamond Trader, Johannesburg (Republic of South Africa).

Work experience:

  • Before my current position as Director of Research and Artisanal Mining since 2016, I was Regional Director of Mines in the northwest of the Central African Republic
  • Director of oil exploration and production at the Department of Oil and Gas
  • Director of Economics, Contracts Follow-Up and Investment Control at the Department of Oil and Gas, Director of Technical Industrial, Artisanal and Small Scale Mining and the Protection of Environment at the Department of Mines and Geology.
  • I am also the focal point of formalization of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining at the International Conference of the Great Lake Region (ICGLR) since 2015, deputy Co-leader of the PanAfGeo project on ASM.


  • Organization of African Geological Surveys (OAGS)
  • China Geological Surveys (CGS)


I have 19 years of experience in the mining sector, including 4 years as Director of Research and Artisanal Mining. At the head of this Department, we set out to formalize the Artisanal and Small Scale Mining. Currently, we are focusing on geophysical and geochemical mapping in order to draw up an inventory of our mineral resources.

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Atlas of African Geosites

Project for the development of a repository of information on the geosites of each country in Africa.


Presentation slides, documents, etc. concerning the OAGS.
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PanAfGeo Project

“PanAfGeo” for “Pan-African Support to the EuroGeoSurveys-Organisation of African Geological Surveys (EGS-OAGS) Partnership”
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General documentation concerning the administration of the OAGS.