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Opportunity for the gold sector

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By Kenny Adetunji

Investment and training to help reduce exports of raw gold in Nigeria.

Nigeria has great potential to become a leading destination for gold jewelry making. The country has rich reserves of gold and experienced craftspeople, and so has all the necessary ingredients to succeed in this field. By investing in the right Infrastructure and promoting its jewelry industry, Nigeria can become a major player in the global market. There are several reasons why Nigeria has such great potential for success in the gold jewelry making industry. First, the country has rich reserves of gold. This is a key ingredient for success in this industry, as gold is necessary for the production of jewelry. Second, Nigeria has experienced craftspeople who have the skills necessary to produce high-quality jewelry.

The Federal Government of Nigeria has recently begun taking steps to ensure that value is added to raw gold mined within the country. This is being done in order to attract foreign Investors and make Nigeria a more popular destination for gold jewelry. By adding value to the raw gold mined locally, Nigeria will be able to provide a higher quality product to potential investors, which will in turn help to attract more foreign Investment and further establish Nigeria as a premier destination for gold jewelry. The value-added gold Mining process involves a number of steps. First, the raw gold ore is extracted from the ground. Next, the ore is crushed and milled, before being screened to remove any impurities. Once the impurities have been removed, the gold is then processed.

Significant investment and the potential for large returns.

The first-of-its-kind training was organized to increase local jewelry production. This opportunity will allow local Artisans to build their skills and knowledge in order to produce high-quality, sustainable jewelry products. The training will cover a wide range of topics, from design and production techniques to marketing and sales. By the end of the training, the participants will have the skills and confidence to start their own jewelry business or to take their existing business to the next level.

The jewelry and gems industry in the country is largely untapped, as gems are mined by artisanal operators and sold as rough stones in other countries. This presents a significant opportunity for the country to develop its own jewelry and gems industry, and capitalize on the high demand for these products globally. The jewelry and gems industry is a multi-billion dollar industry globally, and the country has the potential to capture a significant portion of this market. In order to do so, the country must develop its own infrastructure for mining, cutting, and polishing gems and precious metals. This will require significant investment and effort, but the potential rewards are huge.

Nigeria does not have a very developed gold industry.

The current government of Nigeria is seeking to diversify its Economy away from over-dependence on oil by developing its gold and gemstone resources. This is a critical step in ensuring the long-term stability of the country. With raw gold leaving Nigerian ports on a daily basis, other countries are able to convert it into jewelry at such high prices that the average person cannot afford it. The government is working to increase the value of gold and gemstones by investing in the infrastructure and training needed to process these raw materials locally. This will create jobs and help to keep more of the wealth generated by these resources within Nigeria.

Nigeria has a rich history when it comes to gold. The country has been known for its gold mines since ancient times, and it is estimated that there are still large reserves of gold yet to be discovered. Nigeria is currently the seventh largest producer of gold in the world. Despite this, Nigeria does not have a very developed gold industry. Most of the gold mined in the country is exported raw, without any value added. This means that Nigeria is not realizing the full potential of its gold reserves. One way to change this is by constructing gold souks, where raw gold can be converted into jewelry and other valuable items.

The program is expected to positively impact the economy.

The World Bank and Mineral and Mines Steel Development (MMSD) are sponsoring a training program which began in October 2021. The program will train individuals on gemstone cutting and polishing so that they can open up their own clusters and train more people. Already on a positive outcome, the first class graduands of 21 participants are now been offered advanced training in due time. The program is expected to have a positive impact on the economy by creating more jobs and providing more training opportunities.


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