Democratic Republic of Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo

Contacts

Yves Bawa

country director
ybawa@pactworld.org

Phesheya Vilakazi

program manager
pvilakazi@pactworld.org

Report

The gender dimensions of 3Ts in the Great Lakes region

September 11, 2017
Mining of tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold (3TGs) in the Great Lakes Region of Africa holds much promise to lead to economic, social and political transformation, although its development potential...
Report

Children out of mining

May 11, 2016
Around the world, more than 168 million children engage in work that deprives them of their childhood and is harmful to their physical and mental development. Those who work in the mining sector...
Fact Sheet

Mines to Markets

October 5, 2015
For more than a decade, Pact has been helping resource-dependent communities to gain lasting benefits from the more sustainable use of the natural resources around them. Mines to Markets...
Fact Sheet

Mines to Markets in the Democratic Republic of Congo

October 5, 2015
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, vast natural resources in minerals offer communities the prospect of real economic benefit, but their high value also attracts unregulated exploitation....
Report

Unconflicted: Conflict-free mining in the DRC, Rwanda and Burundi

July 15, 2015
Throughout Africa’s Great Lakes region, the international community has closely watched, and regulated, the extraction and sale of conflict minerals – tin, tungsten tantalum (3Ts) and gold – in the...
Report

Breaking the chain: Ending the supply of child-mined minerals

October 1, 2013
Across the world, 168 million children are engaged in work that deprives them of their childhood. In the Democratic Republic of Congo, artisanal and small-scale mining...