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Alluvial diamond resource potential and production capacity assessment of Mali

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Alluvial diamond resource potential and production capacity assessment of Mali; 2010; SIR; 2010-5044; Chirico, Peter G.; Barthelemy, Francis ; Kone, Fatiaga

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In May of 2000, a meeting was convened in Kimberley, South Africa, and attended by representatives of the diamond industry and leaders of African governments to develop a certification process intended to assure that rough, exported diamonds were free of conflictual concerns. This meeting was supported later in 2000 by the United Nations in a resolution adopted by the General Assembly. By 2002, the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS) was ratified and signed by diamond-producing and diamond-importing countries. Over 70 countries were included as members of the KPCS at the end of 2007. To prevent trade in "conflict diamonds" while protecting legitimate trade, the KPCS requires that each country set up an internal system of [...]

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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.3133/sir20105044
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journalScientific Investigations Report
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valueReston, VA
editionOriginally posted on April 7, 2010; French translation November 18, 2013
languageEnglish
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