• Cash flow challenges at DRC mining company Societé Minière de Bakwan (MIBA) have led to a significant volume drop of 27% in diamond production in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

  • As small-scale artisanal mining is difficult to track, the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s legislation is harming small-scale miners. It has also inadvertently convinced international buyers to pull out of the region and source their minerals elsewhere.