Archive of: 2012

  • Managing Africa's Natural Resources for Growth & Poverty Reduction

    Managing Africa's Natural Resources for Growth & Poverty Reduction

    2007 “Big Table” Report, UN Economic Commission for Africa and African Development Bank

  • Fair Trade Diamond Mining Story

    A short report aired July of 2012 in Canada about our work on diamonds for development in Sierra Leone. Source: CBC’s The National, filed by Erin Collins, footage shot by Schwarbu Emile Kamara

  • Development Diamond Standards

    Development Diamond Standards

    News Release – 30 May 2012

    The Diamond Development Initiative (DDI) today released the draft standards for its Development Diamonds™ ethical certification project. The 60-day public comment period is open for all interested parties until July 31, 2012.

  • DDI International receives grant from Cartier International

    DDI International receives grant from Cartier International

    News Release – 17 February 2012

    The Board of Directors of the Diamond Development Initiative International (DDI International) is very pleased to announce that the organization has been awarded a grant from the renowned French jeweler and watchmaker, Cartier International.

  • DDI Annual Report 2012: Going the Distance

    DDI Annual Report 2012: Going the Distance

    Striving & Thriving: Take a look at what the Diamond Development Initiative International accomplished in 2012, with messages from the Chair and Executive Director, as well as descriptions of on-the-ground programming.