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Finding the perfect balance: Local beneficiation vs. global export

Marcus speaks to Dr Marit Kitaw, the Interim Director of the Africa Union’s African Minerals Development Center (AMDC), dedicated to minerals for sustainable development in Africa, through implementing the Africa Mining Vision (AMV).

“The message we’re trying to get out to African countries is that we have to be strategic, have an African vision. We have to be neutral first. We don’t have to be aligned with anybody or be appointed to do the job ofnpolitical contestation, but we have to make sure that we get the best out of this.”

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