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Intro Economic Impact Educational Improvements Healthcare Development

 

Diamonds and their revenues play a key role in helping to develop Africa. They have made—and continue to make—significant contributions towards development and prosperity in a number of countries in Africa and elsewhere in the world. As a natural resource, rough diamonds represent one of the main sources of revenue for many African diamond-producing countries and create livelihoods for millions of people. The revenues generated not only increase the overall standard of living, but also fund essential government services such as health, education and development programs.

 

ECONOMIC IMPACT
Diamond revenues help build a vibrant economy
An estimated 65% of the world's diamonds, worth approximately $8.4 billion a year, are sourced in African countries, contributing significantly to the growth of African economies. (read more)

 

EDUCATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS
Educational opportunities have increased
Millions of Africans are receiving educations and job training with the help of diamond revenues. (read more)

 

HEALTHCARE DEVELOPMENT
Diamonds are a vital source for building a healthcare infrastructure
Revenues from diamonds help fund the construction of hospitals, medical centers and hospices, ensuring that millions of people have access to appropriate healthcare. (read more)

Diamonds and their benefit to africa

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Economic Impact

Employment Growth

Educational Improvements

Healthcare Development