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Voix du Congo : Analyse des incidents dans la chaine d’approvisionnement de l’or artisanal à Misisi

Une publication de la série VOIX DU CONGO Dans la série Voix du Congo, l’Action pour la paix et le développement (APDE) présente une étude sur les incidents dans la chaine d’approvisionnement de l’or artisanal à Misisi. Action pour la paix et le développement (APDE) est une ONG à vocation socio-juridique, apolitique et non-confessionnelle travaillant sur les […]

Voix du Congo : Analyse des incidents dans la chaine d’approvisionnement de l’exploitation minière artisanale dans le territoire de Shabunda (Sud-Kivu)

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Une publication de la série VOIX DU CONGO Dans la série Voix du Congo, l’Action des Chrétiens Activistes des Droits de l’Homme à Shabunda (ACADHOSHA) présente une étude sur les incidents dans la chaine d’approvisionnement de l’exploitation minière artisanale dans le territoire de Shabunda (Sud-Kivu). ACADHOSHA (Action des Chrétiens Activistes des Droits de l’Homme à Shabunda) est une Association […]

The Impact of COVID-19 on African communities affected by diamond mining

The Kimberley Process Civil Society Coalition (KPCSC), of which IPIS is a member, has published a new report on the impact of COVID-19 on African communities affected by diamond mining. The diamond sector has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. The devastation is felt across the supply chain, not the least in various African […]

IPIS Briefing April 2020 – Incident Reporting on Gold Supply Chains in eastern DR Congo.

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The IPIS briefing offers a selection of articles, news and updates on natural resources, armed conflict, Business & Human Rights and arms trade.  Every month, an editorial and related publications shed a light on a specific topic in IPIS’ areas of research. In focus: Mobile Phone-Based Incident Reporting – A Step Towards Cleaner Gold Supply […]

Transparency and Formalization of Gold Supply Chains in Eastern DR Congo

Advancing incident reporting and community participation in responsible sourcing From January 2018 till December 2019, IPIS and its partner CEGEMI (Catholic University of Bukavu) carried out a capacity enhancement project in the gold mining sector in Eastern Congo, financed by the European Partnership for Responsible Minerals (EPRM). The project was composed of two complementary parts: […]

How much does a miner earn? Assessment of miner’s revenue & basic needs study in the DRC

How much does a miner earn in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)? Can a miner’s family cover its basic needs? In a new report, IPIS and Levin Sources compare the income of miners and their basic needs expenditures, to provide a better and nuanced understanding of why ASM communities seem to remain extremely poor […]

IPIS Briefing March 2020 – Cobalt: Concerns over Child Labour in Artisanal Mining should not overshadow the corruption in Large Scale Mining

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The IPIS briefing offers a selection of articles, news and updates on natural resources, armed conflict, Business & Human Rights and arms trade.  Every month, an editorial and related publications shed a light on a specific topic in IPIS’ areas of research. In focus: Cobalt – Concerns over Child Labour in Artisanal Mining Should Not […]