CAR – 18 June 2015

Diamonds Provide Ample Funding to Warlords in CAR

Even though the Central African Republic (CAR) has been suspended from the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme since May 2013, rough diamonds are the largest source of export revenue for the country, according to the Enough Project, which valued the diamond trade at $39 million in 2014 and already $12.9 million between January and April of this year.

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Central African Republic: From Humanitarian Aid to Development Support Through an Innovative Approach in Central African Republic

On 26 May the European Commission hosted a conference on the Central African Republic in Brussels. The objective of the meeting was to present a state of play of on-going work conducted by the Bêkou Trust Fund.