Breaking the Resource Curse

  • Conflict Diamonds

    Read how PAC helps lead the global campaign to regulate   this extremely valuable, easily smuggled and highly conflict-prone mineral.

  • Conflict  Minerals

    Learn how PAC is working to mitigate conflict and boost economic opportunity in the natural resource sector of Africa's Great Lakes region.

  • Revenue Transparency

    Find out how PAC and its partners are tackling corruption by increasing transparency in the   extractive sector.

  • Just Gold


    Learn how PAC’s Just Gold project aims to bring legal, conflict-free, and traceable gold from artisanal mine sites to international markets.

 

Cameroon a Transit Hub for Conflict Diamonds

From Conflict to Illicit cover imagePartnership Africa Canada investigates how conflict diamonds from the Central African Republic are entering international markets through Cameroon.

The report details how Cameroon's failure to implement internal controls required by the Kimberley Process has led to smuggling of diamons from CAR, corruption amongst officials charged with verifying origins of diamonds, and large shipments of embargoed conflict diamonds passing through Cameroon's transit hubs undeclared.

Read the full report, From Conflict to Illicit: Mapping the Diamond Trade from Central African Republic to Cameroon.