Sep 21, 2020 The Rwanda Mining, Gas and Petroleum Board was established in 2017 to coordinate government efforts in these sectors. Potential investors should note that Rwanda is subject to Section 1502 of the U.S. Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which includes the 3Ts and gold. May 11, 2016 With the entry of a new government in 2000, gold mining sector was prioritized. Plans were laid for the privatization of this sector to enable proper gold exploration and mining in the country. Privatization of Gold Mining in Rwanda. The Rwandan local gold industry was immediately engaged in the privatization process starting in 2000. With an agrarian subsistence economy, Rwanda remains one of the poorest countries in Africa. The primary mineral resources of Rwanda include arable land, hydropower, methane, gold, tin ore, and tungsten ore. Some 90% of the Rwandan population is involved in agricultural work, and 75% of the land is suitable for growth of crops.