The Mining Chamber of Senegal
Created on the 5th of June, 2013, the Mining Chamber of Senegal (MCOS) is a non-profit organization currently comprising twenty local and international mining companies operating in the fields of exploration and mining. The main role of the Chamber is to encourage, promote and protect mining investments in Senegal while developing a professional business ethic. Its mission is to foster the emergence of a dynamic mining sector and to create attractive conditions for a sustainable growth of the sector and the national economy. It also has a mandate to defend the common interests of its members as a representative, agent and spokesman in front of the public administrative bodies. To carry out its mission the CMDS has established three (03) commissions namely "Reform of the Mining Code," the "panning" board and the "Water and Forests' commission.