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DFPL explains why the other shortlisted DMCs were not selected for the pilot project

By Diamonds for Peace Liberia staff   Introduction Following the situation analysis, Diamonds for Peace Liberia (DFPL) set criteria upon which four diamond mining communities (DMCs) in Liberia’s western region were shortlisted for a pilot project. DFPL’s coordinator conducted several follow up visits to these DMCs in order to identify…

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Artisanal diamond workers receive pre-cooperative training funded by UNMIL

Written by Diamonds for Peace Liberia staff  General feelings of miners The artisanal diamond workers are complaining about the poor conditions of their work environment and results. Major amongst the issues that affects their work are the unfair prices they receive for their recovered diamonds, as well as the lack…

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Poor Infrastructural Development in Artisanal Diamond Mining Communities with Emphasis on Weasua

Written by Diamonds for Peace Liberia Staff General overview of the artisanal diamond mining communities in Liberia Poor infrastructural development is an issue in many artisanal diamond mining communities in Liberia. The artisanal diamond workers often move from one diamond mining community to the other in search of diamonds. Therefore,…

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Situation Analysis of the Artisanal Diamond Mining in the Western Region of Liberia

Situation Analysis of the Artisanal Diamond Mining in the Western Region of Liberia

Diamonds for Peace (DFP) had conducted the field survey in the western region of Liberia from August 2016 to March 2017 to assess the local reality of the artisanal diamond mining for the purpose of project design and compiled the results as situation analysis. Followed by the publication of report…

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