Annual report 2005-06: Mineral Foundation of Goa

The Mineral Foundation of Goa aims to: address environmental and social issues concerning the communities in the mining belt of Goa through formulation and implementation of developmental programmes; contribute to economic and social development of the local communities by training and capacity building; to facilitate tripartite partnership amongst industry, government and civil society for ensuring sustainable livelihood and mining; to chanellise the efforts underway and to pool together activities to improve the environment; to revive participatory approach in agriculture, livestock and forestry and other activities of Foundation; and to help improve the conditions of women, old people and the youth in the region.