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Conflict Minerals’ initiatives in DR Congo: Perceptions

Nov 12,  · The research team visited mining areas across the four eastern provinces of North Kivu, South Kivu, Maniema and (North) Katanga. The selection of sites was designed to

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Logging in Northern Republic of Congo - NASA

Logging has impacts on forests that go beyond the loss of trees themselves. It can change the number and diversity of other organisms in the ecosystem, open remote areas to poaching, increase the likelihood that people will completely convert the land from forest to cropland or pasture, and change how the ecosystem functions—changing the forest’s carbon or water cycles, for example.

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Fighting windmills in Eastern Congo? The ambiguous impact of

Aug 01, · Most artisanal mining sites in the Eastern DRC awaiting due diligence schemes. • In three of iTSCi’s four ‘clean areas’, mineral prices have stagnated or decreased. • ITRI’s scheme is yet to prevent untagged minerals from entering the circuit. • Static validation process to identify ‘clean sites’ lacks reliability over time.

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Mapping artisanal mining areas and mineral supply chains

Apr 09,  · The new report is accompanied by a twofold update of the IPIS webmap on artisanal mining in Eastern DRC. Firstly, the most recent mining site visits (up to January ) were added to map, as well as to the Open Data table on mining site visits freely available for download. Secondly, new features were added in order to make it easier to spot

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TRIDOM Programme | WWF - Congo Basin

The Ivindo River, on the border with Minkébé NP, is also used by ivory traffickers and gold miners. Finally, a major hydro-electric dam (Chollet Dam) is proposed on the border of Cameroon and Congo in a pristine site on the Dja River, which has a high elephant and ape

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Analysis of the interactive map of artisanal mining areas

Nov 12,  · In August the ‘International Peace Information Service’ (IPIS) published a first map of militarised mining areas in Eastern DR Congo. By , the international interest in the issue had

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Sustainable Sourcing of Minerals in the Democratic Republic

May 06, · The sourcing of tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold (often referred to as “3TG”) from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and adjoining countries has gained international attention in recent years because of the role these materials can play in financing armed groups in the world’s deadliest conflict since World War II.

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New Technologies Monitor Congo Forests | Young African

The technologies have enabled researchers to monitor remote areas not accessible in the past. USAID has helped bring these technologies to the Congo Basin. After environment ministers from Central African nations decided in 2000 to create a Congo area watchdog organization — called the Central African Forest Satellite Observatory — USAID

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Fighting windmills in Eastern Congo? The ambiguous impact

Most artisanal mining sites in the Eastern DRC awaiting due diligence schemes. • In three of iTSCi's four 'clean areas', mineral prices have stagnated or decreased. • ITRI's scheme is yet to prevent untagged minerals from entering the circuit. • Static validation process to identify 'clean sites' lacks reliability over time.

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Opinion | The quest for conflict-free mining in Congo

However, the effects of conflict-free mining laws on the ground in chaotic and underdeveloped eastern Congo is another story. Since Dodd-Frank, militias in eastern Congo have only proliferated.

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Copper mining in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Copper mining in the Democratic Republic of the Congo mainly takes place in the Copper Belt of the southern Katanga Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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