Presse Release by iTSCI
The new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was agreed following an evaluation of progress by Ministry experts who have reported improved transparency and statistics of production, and resulting tax revenues, as well as increased Government control and governance in the stanniferrous mineral sector in Katanga; the only Province where iTSCi is currently able to operate.
This positive assessment supports the findings of the UN Group of Experts in their December 2011 report
; “[iTSCi] has also helped to build Democratic Republic of the Congo Government capacity in the mining sector, to safeguard the livelihoods of miners at tagged mining sites and, according to some North Katanga civil society activists, to reduce corruption among State officials in the mining sector.” Click here to read the full presse release
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