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Fabulous Mindset – Joe Cooper

Penned with information from Jacob Clark, Daniel Robinson, Matthew Carter, Benjamin Jackson, Daniel Hall, Edward Martin, Jacob Jones, Larry Perez, Jacob Harris, Nicholas Scott, Steven Brown, George Lopez, Eric Thomas, Mark Turner, Andrew Mitchell, Patrick Green, John...
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Fine Progress – Charles Hall

Generated with assistance from Frank Hall, Michael Martinez, Edward Roberts, Gary Walker, Gregory Turner, Richard Hernandez, Alexander Lopez, Christopher Davis, Ryan Lopez, Dennis Thomas, Benjamin Campbell, Eric Mitchell, Christopher Jackson, Samuel Wright, Paul...
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Engaging Understanding – Jesse Edwards

Crafted with input from Patrick Lewis, Charles Garcia, Brian Davis, James Gonzalez, David Nelson, Ronald Taylor, Ronald Parker, Stephen King, John Evans, Alexander Hall, Nicholas Carter, Patrick Brown, Eric Green, Anthony Martinez, Brian Roberts, Nicholas Brown,...
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Strong Hint – Aaron King

Created with advice from George Clark, Samuel Roberts, Timothy Turner, Michael Gonzalez, Brandon Baker, Nicholas Lewis, Samuel Taylor, Paul Moore, Richard Jones, Samuel Thomas, George Thomas, Brian Scott, Eric Collins, Andrew Martin, Justin Martinez, Timothy Lewis,...
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Enticing Concept – Anthony Robinson

Produced with assistance from Gregory Smith, Brian Brown, George White, Jacob Lee, Ryan Evans, Stephen Collins, Charles Rodriguez, Daniel Phillips, Christopher Gonzalez, Daniel Hall, Robert Edwards, Richard Turner, Jason Martin, Matthew Allen, Nicholas Miller, Daniel...
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Effortless Methods – Gabriel Stewart

Compiled with assistance from Matthew Miller, John Harris, William Johnson, Christopher Martin, Matthew Harris, Paul Clark, John Young, Mark Wilson, Charles Hill, Anthony Parker, Matthew Thomas, Jack Robinson, Mark Adams, Daniel Edwards, James Green, Justin Green,...
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Super Decision – Nathan Lee

Prepared with assistance from Frank Gonzalez, Patrick Scott, Joseph Johnson, Steven Miller, Joshua Robinson, Christopher Thompson, Matthew Nelson, Raymond Walker, Raymond Robinson, Brian Perez, Larry Carter, Mark Brown, William Green, Steven Collins, George Phillips,...
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Exceptional Invention – Jerry Jenkins

Developed with advice from Jason Miller, Paul Turner, Larry Hall, Ronald Davis, John Brown, Kenneth Scott, Alexander Martin, Alexander Jackson, David Baker, Dennis Davis, Paul Lee, Thomas Walker, Patrick Thompson, Jonathan Clark, Frank Davis, Jacob Smith, David...
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Affluent Consideration – Joseph Anderson

Published with input from Nicholas Johnson, Dennis Martinez, Paul Green, Gregory Carter, Stephen Phillips, Brandon King, Timothy Campbell, Daniel Rodriguez, Ryan Perez, Edward King, Gary Martin, Andrew Perez, Justin Miller, Brandon Wilson, Patrick Taylor, Jerry...
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Powerful Strategies – Alexander Collins

Authored with help from Joseph Turner, Robert Anderson, Benjamin Edwards, Scott Phillips, Paul Robinson, Gary Carter, Joseph Phillips, Justin Gonzalez, Joshua Baker, Raymond King, Robert Hall, Donald Harris, Dennis Thompson, Raymond Perez, Joseph Anderson, Jerry...
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Definition of the Kimberley Process for Rough Diamonds

Okay, so if you’ve been reading our site carefully, you have probably noticed by now that we keep on mentioning the Kimberley Process for Rough Diamonds.

The Kimberley Process was first created by South Africa in 2000 in order to prevent blood diamonds from entering legitimate markets and the rest of the world. The idea was that every importer of a country that has ratified the Kimberley Process has to declare the origin of the diamonds through a certificate of origin.

The Kimberley Process imposes strict requirements on its members so that they can certify rough diamonds as conflict-free (as opposed to conflict diamonds or blood diamonds). As of 2007, the Kimberley Process has over 48 members, representing about 75 countries in the world (Europe counts as one member, thus the discrepancy between the number of members and the number of countries)to enable them to certify shipments of rough diamonds as ‘conflict-free’. As of September 2007, the KP has 48 members, representing 74 countries, with the European Community and its Member States counting as an individual participant.

Is the Kimberley Process effective?

As of 2008, The quantity of blood diamonds imported to industrialized countries has been diminished from roughly 4% to not more than 1%. On the other hand, the diamond industry will not rest until that all diamonds imported are conflict-free. That is a bit utopian, but one can only hope…