Our Mission

To facilitate the development, promotion and management of the mineral resources in a sustainable way in order to foster the economic growth of the country.

Our Vision

Sustainable development and management of mineral resources for national prosperity.

Director General of Mineral Development

Name: Dr. Cosmas Pitia Kujjo

Educational Background:

  • PhD University of Kentucky- 2013, USA.
  • MSc Bowling Green State University-2007, USA.
  • MSc University of Khartoum- 2001, Sudan.
  • BSc Cairo University- 1985, Egypt.

Experience:

  • Director General of Petroleum, Ministry of Petroleum and Mining.
  • Director General of Geological Survey, Ministry of Petroleum and Mining.
  • Teaching and Research professional at various higher education institutions in USA, South Sudan, and Sudan.
  • Exploration geo-physicist at the Geological Research Authority of Sudan (GRAS).
  • Satellite remote sensing geo-spatial analyst.
  • Geo-dynamic and geo-hazard specialist.
  • Geo-scientific management experience.

FUNCTIONS OF THE DIRECTORATE

  • Establishment of a cadastral system for mineral development
  • Control of illegal mining in the Republic of South Sudan
  • Dissemination of the Mining Act and Regulations
  • Supervision and monitoring of all the mining operations

DEPARTMENTS OF THE DIRECTORATE

•    Mining Cadastre Office.
•    Mine Inspectorate.
•    Mineral Exploration.
•    Mineral Title Coordination.
•    Mine economic, contracts and promotion.