Monthly Archives: October 2013

The fight for transparency in extractive industries is not over yet

Following the Kimberley Process that sought to introduce more transparency in the way diamonds were mined in developing countries, carried through borders, traded, transformed and sold in developed countries, then the products of these transactions used in the purchase of guns and ammunitions that fuelled wars throughout Africa, efforts have been consistently deployed by stakeholders in the extractive industries to limit their nuisance effects in Africa and elsewhere in the developing world.

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