Congo Gold

South African Resource Watch

Congo Gold

The Congo Gold Project’s mission is to fight poverty with passion and professionalism for lasting results.

THE NEW FACE OF ARTISANAL GOLD MINING IN CONGO

Conflict Gold to
Criminal Gold

Gold miners in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) no longer fear homicidal warlords and militias but they are still being ruthlessly exploited

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POVERTY, ABUSE AND THE COLLAPSE OF FAMILY AND COMMUNITY STRUCTURES

The High Cost of Congolese Gold

Based on unprecedented research in communities in the four main gold producing provinces (North-Kivu, South-Kivu, Maniema and Oriental), the report concluded that artisanal miners were now being preyed upon by a host of state bureaucrats, officials and security officers rather than warlords and militias – and that they were, in many cases, even worse off than before.

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THE PEOPLE, COMPANIES & COUNTRIES THAT PROFIT FROM THE ILLEGAL TRADE IN CONGOLESE GOLD

Congo’s Golden Web

Report completes the ground breaking series by describing all aspects of the commercialization of Congolese gold.

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