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projects where businesses and markets are a force for positive change in 2016

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Somos Tesoro: Integrated development case study

December 1, 2016
This case study, one in a series, focuses on Pact’s Somos Tesoro project in Colombia, which supports children and families vulnerable to child labor in mining. The case study unpacks...
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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...
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A golden opportunity: Artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Zimbabwe

February 1, 2016
In Zimbabwe, it is estimated that artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) provides a direct livelihood for more than one million people—critical in a country grappling with high unemployment....
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Transparency in revenues from artisanal and small-scale mining of tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold in Burundi

January 1, 2016
The majority of mineral extraction in Burundi is carried out by artisanal and small-scale mining. Tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold are the primary minerals mined and exported. This report provides a...
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....
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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...
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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...