Breaking the Resource Curse

  • Conflict Diamonds

    Read how PAC helps lead the global campaign to regulate   this extremely valuable, easily smuggled and highly conflict-prone mineral.

  • Conflict  Minerals

    Learn how PAC is working to mitigate conflict and boost economic opportunity in the natural resource sector of Africa's Great Lakes region.

  • Revenue Transparency

    Find out how PAC and its partners are tackling corruption by increasing transparency in the   extractive sector.

  • Diamond Watchlist

    Are all diamonds clean and "conflict free"? PAC identifies trouble-spots in the diamond supply chain.

 

Uncovering women’s experiences in artisanal and small-scale mining in Central and East Africa

Women-ASM-GoldPAC, Carleton University and the Development Research and Social Policy Analysis Centre are collaborating to gather greater insight on the roles and experiences of women in the artisanal mining sectors of DRC, Rwanda and Uganda. The project is part of the Growth and Economic Opportunities (GrOW) program. For more information on PAC's work in this field, click here.

In The News

Mining Disappointments
The Economist Intelligence Unit - 24 June, 2014
Partenariat Afrique-Canada : Arrêter l’exploitation illicite de l’or en RDC
Radio Canada International - 2 juin, 2014
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UN set to lift Ivory Coast diamond ban, tweak arms embargo
Reuters - 25 April, 2014