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THE COLTAN PHENOMENON How a rare mineral has changed the ...

population of war-torn North Kivu province in the ... North. Kivu province in the East of the Democratic Republic of Congo. .... agricultural Masisi area and the area around the coltan mines of Numbi were the main focus .... with gold mining constituting four fifths of its activities, cassiterite (an ore from which tin is extracted) an...

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Bario-Neal – Research BlogConflict Minerals in Congo

Jan 5, 2015 ... The conflict in Congo, and the role of gold and other minerals in that conflict, has ... the ground, from diverse stakeholders including miners, mining community civil ... and Masisi conflict-free gold mines under development in the Kivus? ... including Synergie des Femmes in North Kivu and Maman Shujaa in...

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Walikale Territory

Walikale Territory is a territory located within the Congolese province of North Kivu, in the .... Cassiterite, coltan, and gold are being extracted from these mines and brought illegally to Goma th...

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Mineral extraction in the province of Nord-Kivu, DRC: present ...

Aug 10, 2015 ... For a decade, mining in the Province of North Kivu is done without respect ... Kivu, mining is taking place in the territoires of Walikale, Masisi, Rutshuru, Lubero and Beni In the territoire of Lubero and Beni, the mining is for gold, diamonds, ... It is well-known that the Congolese people live the paradox of the...

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Violence against women in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo ...

So-called conflict minerals – which include gold, cassiterite, tungsten and coltan .... Efforts at formalising the Congolese mining sector and regional mineral trade are also ... North Kivu in 2006, mainly to protect the interests ...... mining site of Bibatama in Masisi, North Kivu, are ... far from home, family, and community, and by...

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USAID Office of Food for Peace Food Security Desk Review for ...

Food for Peace Food Security Desk Review for Katanga, North Kivu, and South. Kivu ... Congo (DRC), and other USAID/Washington staff for their assistance in .... Commités de Developpement Communautaires (Community Development Committee) .... contradictory customary and formal law, as well as competing mining...

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Our School Became the Battlefield - Human Rights Watch

Oct 27, 2015 ... Glossary of Armed Forces and Groups in Eastern Congo A number of non-state ... Simba fighters committed serious abuses against artisanal gold miners and .... Congo are constructed using funds collected from local community .... including at least 48 children, in Masisi, North Kivu, in April and May 2012.

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DR Congo: North Kivu's False Peace – By Michael Deibert | African ...

Feb 29, 2012 ... Nkunda, a Congolese Tutsi from North Kivu's Rutshuru territory and a former ... in some villages in Masisi, voters were compelled by the presence of former ... of dealers selling both real and counterfeit gold to international buyers.” ... of Bosco Ntaganda's CNDP, the international community, including the...

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Armed Militias in Masisi - Local Voices

... many other places in North Kivu, there is no gold, nor any precious minerals. ... It is this village where, having been without a FARDC (Congolese army) ... Lukweti, Masisi territory, August 2013. .... Masisi territory, North Kivu, August 2013. .... community for driving out the FDLR who controlled the mines for many years and...

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beyond stabilisation: understanding the conflict dynamics in north ...

AND SOUTH KIVU, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO .... 4a) Conflict between Banro mining company, artisanal miners and the local community .... conflict over gold resources in Twangiza in Mwenga territory has set artisanal miners ..... been different if it had targeted the territories of Masisi and Rutshuru (North Kivu),.

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Download the report - OECD

IN EASTERN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO ..... breakthrough in terms of facilitating systematic community organisation and civil .... production and trade areas for coltan are Rubaya in Masisi territory (North Kivu) and. Shabunda ... the gold mine of Musigha in North Kivu with nearly 16,500 miners, followed closely.

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Western-backed Terrorism in the Congo | Dissident Voice

Jun 12, 2015 ... “In North Kivu it is Mining Processing of Congo, and just like with Banro Gold in Twangiza in South Kivu: they claim the ... as leverage to manipulate the international community to recognize and accept the .... He refused the post and withdrew with hundreds of his troops to the forests of Masisi in North Kivu.

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The Congo Report - Free the Slaves

and the lack of community-enforced norms respecting child rights. ..... and visited the remote North Kivu territories of Masisi and Walikale, where the ... and was more narrowly focused on child labor in artisanal mining in the gold-rich Omate...

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"May it never end": Price wars, networks, and temporality in the "3 Ts ...

Among Eastern Congolese miners and traders, price is not merely a ... near the coltan mine of Numbi, North Kivu when it was under the control of the Congolese army. ... people in the rural areas producing food (rather, they were mining coltan and gold). .... In other mining areas, such as much of Walikale and Masisi, mining...

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CCDP Working Paper 12.pdf - Graduate Institute of International and ...

UGANDA. NORTH KIVU. Walikale. Njingala. Goma. Bisie. Rubaya. Masisi. Sake ... Governing Natural Resources in the Democratic Republic of Congo . .... governance of 3T minerals in the artisanal mining sector is characterized by a .... tungsten and gold, usually referred to as “3TG”), have become the “dominant narrative”,...

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Gold mining in North Kivu Province | Congo Gold

While gold deposits in North Kivu receive far less international attention than the province's tin, cassiterite, coltan or wolframite mining, artisanal gold production...

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Analyzing the Impact of the Dodd-Frank Act on Congolese Livelihoods

(Tantalum (coltan), Tin (cassiterite), Tungsten) and later on also gold. Several ... encompassing northern Katanga, South Kivu and North Kivu. The paper ... reinforced a number of dynamics within Congo's mining sector. One direct ... their worries and indignation over the fact that the international community failed to.

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AfricaFiles | DR Congo: The coltan phenomenon

as crisis and war in North Kivu have severely hampered industrial mining, ... of the Congo such as Kasai with diamonds and the Kilo-Moto region with gold. ..... A: Coltan mining is a new source of wealth for Masisi and Kalehe, taking the place of cattle. ... between populations, especially by investing in community interests.

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Point of Origin - Enough Project

Feb 1, 2016 ... primarily in tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold (“3TG”) – have provided significant ... mines in eastern Congo on conflict and child labor issues, and 166 of the mines ..... In the tantalum-rich town of Rubaya in North Kivu, where Enough ... We fled to the camps from Masisi. ...... prominent community leader and.

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The Impact of Dodd-Frank and Conflict Minerals - Enough Project

Jun 10, 2014 ... the Congolese government's leading a gold formalization process, including .... mines in Rubaya (Masisi, North Kivu) to be validated as conflict-free in .... a local community leader told Enough, “The advanced dilapidation of its...

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