Rwanda First Nation to Issue Rare Earth Conflict-Free Certificate

- December 19th, 2011

AllAfrica.com reported Rwanda will be the first nation to issue a conflict-free certificate for rare earths mined in the country.

AllAfrica.com reported Rwanda will be the first nation to issue a conflict-free certificate for rare earths mined in the country.

As quoted in the market news:

The implementation of the protocol on illegal exploitation of natural resources was a basis under which the Rwanda Geology and Mines Authority early this year set up a mineral tagging and sealing scheme, internationally recognized as the iTSCi project, which aims to curb illegal trading of minerals.

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