Search4Dev is an online library for digital documents from Dutch development organizations. This website offers quick and easy access to these documents.

Rough cut : sustainability issues in the coloured gemstone industry

Document type: report
Download file(s): 165892 (760 KB)
Abstract: This report is intended to outline the social, environmental and economic issues present in the coloured gemstone supply chain. It offers an overview of the coloured gemstone trade, with a specific focus on mining in Africa and processing in Thailand. The report relies mostly on a review of existing literature and publicly available information. Field research was conducted in Thailand and Madagascar.
Authors: Cross, J. , Wal, S. van der , Haan, E. de
Country: Kenya , Madagascar , Malawi , Mozambique , Nigeria , South Africa , Tanzania, United Republic of , Zambia , Zimbabwe , China , India , Thailand
Category: Research
ISBN: 978-90-71284-53-3
Keywords: sustainable development , mining , trade , markets , ethics , labour , human rights
Language: eng
Organization: SOMO - Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations
PAGE: 44
Place: Amsterdam
Publisher: SOMO
Year: 2010
Region: Africa , Asia
Right: © 2010 SOMO
Subject: Economic Development and Trade
Title: Rough cut : sustainability issues in the coloured gemstone industry