Property Rights and Artisanal Diamond Development (PRADD) Microfinance Report

This study details the feasibility of microfinance services for artisanal diamond miners in the Central African Republic (CAR) and Liberia. The research methodology focused on a desk study literature review and field visits to both countries. This report first presents the findings of the literature review and the broader global experience of artisanal miners, typical financing systems and experiences with microfinance in the mining sector. Specific findings and recommendations are then provided for CAR and Liberia.