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Artisanal Mining in the DRC (Key Issues, Challenges and Opportunities)

Briefing note on Artisanal Mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Prepared for discussion and validation at the DRC donor coordination meeting facilitated by Communities and Small-Scale Mining (CASM) in Kinshasa on August 15-17 2007.

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K. D'Souza
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Associated Partners
World Bank, Department for International Development (DFID)
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Thematic Tags
Political, Certification, Conflict, Due Diligence, Traceability, and Transparency, Formalization, Governance, Large-scale Mining, Supply Chains, Economic, Access to Markets, Business Models, Export, Government Revenue, Income, Market Linkages, Social, Child Labor, Community, Employment, Gender, Health and Safety, Human Rights, Labor and Working Conditions, Livelihoods, Technological, Education and Training, Equipment, Extraction, Legal, Land Rights, Laws and Regulations, Licensing, Mineral Rights, Tax, Environmental, Agriculture, Degradation, Land, Mercury, Pollution, Water
Cassiterite, Cobalt, Coltan, Diamond, Gold, Tantalum, Tin, Tungsten, Wolframite
Sub-Saharan Africa
Democratic Republic of Congo
Last Updated
August 26, 2019