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Diamonds, Rice, and a ‘Maggi Cube’
Artisanal Diamond Mining and Livelihoods in Liberia
Steven & Koen Vlassenroot Van Bockstael, ed.; Koen Vlassenroot, ed.




Academia
2011 • 102 pp. 6 x 9"
African Studies

$15.95 Paperback, 978-90-382-1872-4



The economics of artisanal diamond mining from the Belgian government funded Egmont Artisanal Diamond Mining Project

Diamond, Rice, and a “Maggi Cube” represents the conclusions of the second phase of the Egmont Artisanal Diamond Mining Project, which ran from 2009 until mid-2011 and was funded by the Belgian government. This book pays particular attention to those communities for whom artisanal diamond mining often represents the most important of limited opportunities available to earn small amounts of cash income, whether on a full-time basis or in concurrence with traditional agricultural or other livelihoods.

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STEVEN VAN BOCKSTAEL is affiliated with EGMONT—The Royal Institute for International Relations, and KOEN VLASSENROOT is at Ghent University.



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