ACMED 1ST COSMIRTEP 2023 provides a platform to articulate research results, policy options, and socioeconomic dynamics with which African countries can make informed decisions in the area of solid minerals and mining which is unanimously agreed to hold great potential for the continent in terms of job creation, income generation through foreign exchange, foreign direct investment, poverty reduction, among others. In line with one of our core mandates as a regional research-focused University which is to generate and disseminate knowledge and information which are critical for an African renaissance and economic growth in the 21st century, this international conference is organized by the African Centre for Mineral Exploration and Development (ACMED), a research-focused Centre established and domiciled in the African University of Science and Technology (AUST), Abuja, Nigeria to engage stakeholders in the analysis of the challenges, prospects, and opportunities in the solid mineral subsector across the continent.

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    This is a collection of abstracts from the selected papers presented during the ACMED 1ST COSMIRTEP International Conference

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    Akpan, L. Morgan (AUST, 2023-11-29)
    According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), the average amount of minerals required for a new power generation unit has increased by more than 50% over the years due to the rise in the share of renewable energy ...