Despite the hard work, informal mining in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo offers many poor people an opportunity of an income Aristide* starts his day by making the long walk from his home to the mine. It’s the middle of the dry season, and the landscape is cloaked in dust. It usually takes him […]

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