Reforming the DRC Diamond Sector - Diamond Development Initiative

been participating in the Kimberley Process (KP), an ... it can track all diamonds from the mine to the point ... diamonds mined in the DRC and other countries.

Artisanal Mining in the DRC - EI SourceBook

Aug 15, 2007 ... LSM: Banro Corporation, Metal Processing Congo and Groupe. Minier Bagandula .... One of the major players in diamond mining in DRC is La.

Diamondfacts.org - Background

A particular issue for the country is land mines, laid during the civil war, ... During the civil war in the DRC, rebel groups traded diamonds to fund armed conflict. ... The Republic of Congo was recently investigated by the Kimberley Process - the...

Conflict Diamond Trade in Africa & South America: Violence ...

Unfortunately, the Kimberley Process only places a ban on diamonds that finance rebel militias in war-torn countries. When diamond miners are killed or...

'Mission Congo' Alleges Pat Robertson Exploited Post-Genocide ...

Sep 7, 2013 ... Documentary 'Mission Congo' alleges Pat Robertson's charity served as a front for a diamond-mining operation. ... a river's floor and then went through a processing machine to collect the values—whether they be diamonds...

“Let's Deal”: A Conversation with a Diamond Smuggler - Words ...

Over ninety percent of the world's mined diamonds are sent to Surat, where .... to cross [international borders in Africa] without a Kimberley Process certificate.

Conflict Diamonds in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The DRC has also agreed to follow the Kimberley Process in hopes of ... Revenue from the diamonds mines, intended to go to public funds, were being...

World's Top Diamond-Producing Countries - Latest News

Jul 8, 2015 ... The DRC has a long history as a diamond mining country, and is today ... colors, famous for color improvement through the polishing process.

Democratic Republic of Congo - African Mining

The Democratic Republic of Congo ("DRC")located in Central Africa, ... in urban centres as well as geological mining research and processing. ... The DRC is host to a variety of mineral resources, which include copper, cobalt, gold, diamonds,...

Inside the Democratic Republic of Congo's Diamond Mines | TIME

Aug 27, 2015 ... In the Democratic Republic of Congo, almost all diamond mining is done by hand. It's a labor-intensive process that requires hauling away...

Diamond Mining in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to 2020 ...

Mar 29, 2016 ... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Diamond Mining in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to 2020" report to their...

Mining - Congo, Democratic Republic of the (DROC) - tax, export ...

Mining was the country's leading industry in 2002, and diamonds, copper, and cobalt ... The Congo also produced, and was richly endowed with, cadmium, coal, .... was the largest producer of germanium as a byproduct of zinc processing.

Africa: Mining - World news | NBC News

Jun 26, 2009 ... A diamond's journey: From the mines in Africa, to polishers in India, ... Process that regulates the international trade of rough diamonds.

Where Do Colored Diamonds Come From? | Naturally Colored

Democratic Republic of Congo is a strong diamond producer. However, most of the diamonds that are mined there are low grade industrial diamonds.

Diamond Mining in Democratic Republic of The Congo - Overview

A profile of Diamond Mining in Democratic Republic of The Congo with directories ... In mid-2004 the Kimberley Process struck the country off its list of certifiable...

Assessing Equity in Artisanal Mines in the Democratic Republic of ...

should adopt to combat its equity issues, and finds that bottom-up methods have ..... sustainable diamond mining sector, the DRC can look toward government...

Congo: Diamond Mining and Conflict

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DROC), formerly the Belgian Congo and then ... The focus of this case study is diamonds and how their mining and export .... Although the internal conflict is still on-going, certain positive steps have...

Conflict Diamonds | Amnesty International USA

Some diamonds have helped fund devastating civil wars in Africa, destroying the ... Diamonds mined in rebel-held areas in Côte d'Ivoire, a West African country in ... the Kimberley Process was introduced to stem the flow of conflict diamonds.

Mining industry of the Democratic Republic of the Congo - Wikipedia ...

The Mining industry of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a significant factor in the .... Upon request of the IMF and World Bank the DRC liberalized diamond trade, after which IDI threatened t...