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.

Acting Director General of Technical Services

Name: Bethsmith Aliga William

Educational Background:

  • Graduate of Geology and Mining University of Juba.
  • Attended Geographic Information Systems Course in Wits University South Africa.
  • Attended Advanced Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing Course James Cook University Australia.
  • Attended Application of GIS and Remote Sensing in Mineral Exploration course in Korean Institute of Geosciences And Mineral Resources (KIGAM) South Korea.
  • Attended a Mineral Exploration Course in Jilin University, Jilin Province of China.

Experience:

  • Government Representative in the Steering Committee of the International Conference of the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) in the fight against the exploitation of Natural Resources.
  • Focal Point of the Ministry of Mining in the Intergovernmental forum
  • Worked as the Director of Mineral Exploration in the Directorate of Mineral Development.
  • Budget and Planning officer of the Directorate of Mineral development
  • Participated in Mineral Exploration Project of the Upper Luri area of CMERIC (Equator Gold Company LTD) Concession.
  • Project Manager for Hydro geological and Geophysical operations of the International Aid Services in the Western Nuba Mountains, Sudan.
  • Hydro-geologist for International Aid Services for Northern Uganda, Greater Yei and Greater Western Equatoria regions.

 

FUNCTIONS OF THE DIRECTORATE

  • Establishment and operationalization of laboratory and library.
  • Development of geoscientific maps and reports.
  • Developing a database and IT center.
  • Provision of land survey services.
  • Provision of Remote Sensing and GIS services.
  • Provision of drilling services.

DEPARTMENTS OF THE DIRECTORATE

•    Laboratory.
•    Library.
•    Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System.
•    Land Survey.
•    Data Base and Information Technology.
•    Drilling.