Tag: development

Alternative Mining Indaba

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a resource-rich country with more than 1,100 known minerals. It is also a country torn by conflict, poor governance and poverty. The abundant mineral resources do not benefit the population because of these three challenges. Nevertheless, efforts have been made by the government and other stakeholders to address…
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SARWatch and its Civil Society Partners Popularise the New Mining Code of the Democratic Republic of Congo

This new mining code continues to raise negative reactions from major mining companies regarding various concerns submitted to the head of state. On 9 March 2018, the former president of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Joseph Kabila, promulgated the law No. 18/001 modifying the Mining Code of 2002. This promulgation was followed by Decree…
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