Africa:Vital Voices Missing From US Government Decision-Making Discussions Over Conflict Minerals Rule
Section 1502 of the Dodd Frank Act, known as the conflict minerals rule, has been under unprecedented scrutiny by various agencies of the US Government in recent months. Read more »
Africa:Extracting Equality - Gender and the African Mining Industry
In this guest blog, Anja Tolonen, assistant professor at Barnard College, Columbia University, discusses the costs and benefits of large-scale mining for women across Africa. Read more »
November 04, 2016
Africa:Four Years On the Congolese Government Is Failing to Enforce Its Law Designed to Stem Conflict and Abuses in the Minerals Trade
In February 2012, as the mineral-rich Kivu provinces in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo were descending into fighting once again, the Congolese government issued a law… Read more »
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