THE VISION

Barksanem™ (BSM™) was founded based on first-hand assessments and a clear vision for sustainable development in the regions where the company is present, consistent with the transformation objectives outlined in a number of international policies and agreements.

The evidence from our extensive experience in the mining sector in Africa is indisputable: the harvesting of subsoil resources is all too often a source of poverty, conflict, and environmental degradation, symptomatic of a vicious economic cycle.

In order to develop and expand internationally within the artisanal mining sector, we have created the “Barksanem™ License”. This tool is our unique expertise marketed, under license, a comprehensive set of technological solutions which target is the development of robust mining operations as well as economic and environmental self-sufficiency of mining micro-collectivities.

THE TEAM

Barksanem™ (BSM™) was founded based on first-hand assessments and a clear vision for sustainable development in the regions where the company is present, consistent with the transformation objectives outlined in a number of international policies and agreements.

The evidence from our extensive experience in the mining sector in Africa is indisputable: the harvesting of subsoil resources is all too often a source of poverty, conflict, and environmental degradation, symptomatic of a vicious economic cycle.

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Specialist for all things Africa, sustainable development matters and solidarity economy. Former M.D. of two mining companies in Burkina Faso. 15 years of experience in the mining sector.

Étienne Atger

Chief Executive Officer
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Artisanal and semi-industrial mining specialist. Former Director of Operations of two mining companies in Burkina Faso. 15 years of experience in the mining sector.

Séraphin Guigma

DIRECTOR OF MINING OPERATIONS
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Specialist in international trade, strategies and investments for business development abroad. 10 years of experience in precious metals monetization.

Erik Lindamood

Director of Investor Relations
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In charge of continuous improvement processes. Specialist in sustainable development matters. 10 years of experience in conducting sustainable development projects.

Nicolas Beaulieu

QSE Manager
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Mr. Sanou has a Master of Science in Geology with over 30 years of experience. Mr. Sanou has worked as a senior geologist for the past 14 years on exploration, semi-industrial and industrial projects.

Abel Sanou

Geological Engineer

VIRTUOUS CIRCLE

for micro-collectivities in economic, social and environmental terms
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