Basic Training on Rough Diamond Grading and Valuation in Liberia

Introduction The artisanal and small-scale diamond mining (ASDM) sector accounts for 20%[1] of the world’s diamond production. The rough diamond industry is worth approximately 14 billion[2] dollars. For the ASDM sector that could amount to approximately 2.8 billion dollars’ worth of resources. However, because the ASDM sector is primarily situated…

Continue Reading

Investor/ Supporter Role in the Diamond Mining Industry in Weasua

Written by Diamonds for Peace Liberia staff Introduction  There are many different stakeholders in the artisanal diamond mining industry, one of them is the investors who are called “Supporters” in Liberia. The Supporters are those people who provide miners/diggers with the financial and/or material support to run artisanal diamond mining…

Continue Reading