n Africa Conflict Monitor - Conflict minerals continue to finance the destruction of the Democratic Republic of Congo : Africa-wide - monitoring economies - : Africa-wide - monitoring economies

Volume 2015, Issue 06
  • ISSN : 2311-6943


Global commodities traders would welcome stable and transparent mineral production that will come from peace in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which can only happen when warfare financed by illegal trade in conflict minerals ends. Attention is being given to gold, with the imperfect but serviceable model of the Kimberly Process used to monitor conflict diamonds offering a precedent for managing conflict minerals.

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