Taming the Resource Curse: Implementing the ICGLR Certification Mechanism for Conflict-prone Minerals
Written by Shawn Blore and Ian Smillie
This report outlines how to develop a regional certification mechanism for tracking high value and conflict prone minerals in Africa’s Great Lakes region. Based on lessons learned from other certification mechanisms, particularly the Kimberley Process, it promotes key principles that will make for a stronger and more effective regulatory scheme for four minerals—namely gold, coltan, tungsten and tin.
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