Poster on conflict diamonds

Economics

Include Title in each square

 

What are diamonds?

 

Explain what diamonds are, how they are formed, and where most diamonds are found today.

 

5 sentences

Diamond conflict history.

 

Explain this history of the diamond conflict in Sierra Leon; include the groups fighting in the past, how this affected the people. What is the current situation?

 

5 sentences.

DeBeers.

 

De Beers: Explain the history of this company, how it controls the diamond market and how it keeps diamond prices high.

 

5 sentences

Connections: diamonds and human rights abuses.

 

Explain the connection between conflict diamonds and human rights abuses as well as terrorism. Give examples, facts.

 

5 sentences.

Kimberly Process.

 

Kimberly process:

Explain how the Kimberly process came about, how it works, and what are its strengths and weaknesses.

 

5 sentences.

Draw and color a map of Africa and highlight the diamond producing areas.