• Botswana’s Booming Diamond Trade: How the Diamond Industry and Compliance with the Kimberley Process Helped Foster the Growth of a Nation in the Post-Colonial Era.

•	Botswana’s Booming Diamond Trade: How the Diamond Industry and Compliance with the Kimberley Process Helped Foster the Growth of a Nation in the Post-Colonial Era.

By: Kylie Cumback.

In the heart of sub-Saharan Africa, Botswana’s diamond industry has helped the nation thrive. A handful of sprawling diamond mines controlled by the most famous name in the diamond industry—De Beers—dot the country’s rugged terrain. In Fall 2017, Botswana underwent it’s third KP review—and pledged to remain transparent and follow the KP.

Image credit: : Seth Wenig/AP

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