Stories from the Field

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...

Traceability helps to promote community well-being

Traceability helps to promote community well-being

In June 2021, ITSCI field staff visited Kisende primary school in Kizigaziga village, in Maniema’s Pangi territory. The school has recently been renovated by Ngozi artisanal mining cooperative (COMINGOZI). The rehabilitation reinforces the cooperative’s pledge for...

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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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