Our Core Values

The Agency's core values include, but not limited to:


We maintain high level of transparency in all our dealings.


The Agency remains accountable to the people of Sierra Leone at all times.

Fair Play

We provide a fair playing field to all of our clients irrespective of background.


Our team's level of professionalism enables us to better serve our clients.

Director General's Message

Dear friends, I am pleased to welcome you to the new and improved website of the National Minerals Agency (NMA). The NMA is a semi-autonomous agency established by the Government of Sierra Leone to promote the development of the minerals sector; implement mining policies and regulations; enforce compliance with all mining laws and regulations; and promote the rights of communities. You will now see a much broader range of information on the site. You may particularly be interested in visiting the following sections, which represent key aspects of the work of the National Minerals Agency:

Our Services

The National Minerals Agency was established by an Act of Parliament to serve as the technical wing of the Ministry of Mines and Mineral Resources responsible for the implementation of the Mines and Minerals Act of 2009. To be able to fully serve our numerous clients and remain transparent to the people of Sierra Leone, the Agency carries out a number of core services as established by law. A few of these services are highlighted here below.

Laboratory Services

NMA runs a Laboratory under the Directorate of Geological Survey. The Lab carries out ...

GIS/Mapping Services

The Geodata and Information Management team offers a range of GIS solutions to customers in both ...

Library & Research

Library and Research is the other area under the GDIM Unit and is responsible for ...

Cadastre System

NMA manages all licence administration processes through a flexible cadastre system.


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