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Voix du Congo: “Fiscalité et parafiscalité dans l’exploitation minière artisanale au Tanganyika en RDC”

Une publication de la série VOIX DU CONGOCette publication, par l’ asbl “La Commission Diocésaine Justice et Paix ” (CDJP Kalemie-Kirungu), présente une étude sur la taxation légale et illégale des activités minières artisanales par des acteurs divers de la province de Tanganyika. L’artisanat minier est une activité qui occupe plusieurs milliers de personnes dans la province […]

Barrières routières et sites miniers artisanaux – Provinces du Nord- et du Sud-Kivu (2018)

Résumé français ci-dessous – French summary below This map show the location of roadblocks and artisanal mining sites in the Kivu provinces. It was made by combining data from our recent report on roadblocks in the area, and data from our recent update of our database and webmap on artisanal mining sites in eastern DRC. Cette […]

Interactive map of artisanal mining exploitation in eastern DR Congo – 2018 update

Résumé français ci-dessous – French summary below IPIS launches a major update of it’s DRC webmap displaying data on more then 2400 artisanal mining sites in eastern DRC and more then 800 roadblocks. Since December 2016, IPIS teams have visited more then 500 artisanal mines in eastern DRC, gathering data that has been added to […]

Arms Trade Highlights: November – December 2017

Data interpretation: a cautionary tale As much as strong datasets are a prerequisite for strong interpretations, the framework used to interpret data is equally important. Which contextual factors are considered or not, which definitions applied or thresholds used will strongly impact the message that will emerge, especially out of complex, geo-political settings. An in-depth knowledge […]

Voix du Congo: “La place de la femme dans l’exploitation minière artisanale dans le territoire de Masisi: Législation et pratique du terrain”

Une publication de la série VOIX DU CONGOCette publication, par l’ asbl “Action pour la Liberté et le Développement des Communautés Locales” ALDECO, présente une recherche sur l’exploitation minière artisanale des minerais de 3T dans le territoire de Masisi et le site minier de Rubaya, au Nord-Kivu (RD Congo). La problématique est de comprendre quelle place est […]

“Everything that moves will be taxed”: the political economy of roadblocks in North and South Kivu

IPIS puts roadblocks on the map as key mechanism of conflict funding besides natural resources, revealing its devastating scope in funding armed actors in Democratic Republic of Congo and Central African Republic Mapping over a thousand roadblocks,  IPIS shows the shocking extent of armed predation on trade routes in conflict-ridden Central Africa. Roadblocks, IPIS claims, […]

The Politics of Pillage: the political economy of roadblocks in the Central African Republic

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IPIS puts roadblocks on the map as key mechanism of conflict funding besides natural resources, revealing its devastating scope in funding armed actors in Democratic Republic of Congo and Central African Republic Mapping over a thousand roadblocks, IPIS uncovers the shocking extent of armed predation on trade routes in conflict-ridden Central Africa. Roadblocks, IPIS claims, […]