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New Scheme Seeks to Improve Tracking of DRC Minerals

The eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is renowned for its mineral wealth, but much of that wealth is untapped, partly because of fears that mineral exports have been funding conflict and that miners are exploited. But a new initiative supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development is trying to reassure buyers that they can buy clean minerals from the area and that it's worth investing in eastern Congo's miners. The mining industry in the eastern part of the...

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