Stories from the Field

The “Good Mining Governance” Radio Show in South Kivu, DRC

The “Good Mining Governance” Radio Show in South Kivu, DRC

Radio can be an effective way to reach local communities in remote areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Since 2020, communities in Shabunda territory can listen to a weekly radio programme aiming to provide information about the mining sector. The shows...

Joint visit in Masisi territory, North Kivu, DRC

Joint visit in Masisi territory, North Kivu, DRC

ITSCI helps foster stronger local governance of the 3T artisanal mining sector through stakeholder engagement, including via joint field visits in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and other ITSCI areas. These missions are designed with representation of...

Empowering women in the Rwandan mining industry

Empowering women in the Rwandan mining industry

Many women are involved in the mining sector in Rwanda, and active in a historically male-dominated industry. The Rwandan government actively encourages women to study science and engineering and established regulatory and policy instruments to promote gender...

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Capacity building for continuous progress in 3T supply chains

Capacity building for continuous progress in 3T supply chains

As an additional step in our ongoing efforts to support responsible mineral supply chains, ITSCI has developed a due diligence training manual for DRC exporters. The manual aims to build the essential knowledge to manage potential challenges and support progressive...

Japanese Multinational Corporation Fujitsu joins ITSCI

Japanese Multinational Corporation Fujitsu joins ITSCI

We are pleased to announce that the multinational corporation Fujitsu has joined the ITSCI Programme as an Associate member. Fujitsu is the leading Japanese global information and communication technology company, offering a wide range of technology products,...

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Mr. Ian Margerison joins the ITSCI Governance Committee

Mr. Ian Margerison joins the ITSCI Governance Committee

ITSCI is delighted to welcome Ian Margerison, the newly appointed Executive Marketing Manager of the Tantalum-Niobium International Study Center (T.I.C.), to the ITSCI Governance Committee. With over 25 years of experience in the tantalum industry, working with a...

OECD rates ITSCI programme highest in responsible minerals assessment

OECD rates ITSCI programme highest in responsible minerals assessment


A detailed assessment by the OECD recently concluded that the standards of the ITSCI Programme are 100% aligned with the 5 Step due diligence recommendations of the OECD’s internationally accepted guidance for good company management, risk assessment and mitigation,...

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