News / / 09.20.20

STAND Podcast: Democratic Republic of Congo Series Episodes 6 + 7

Have you ever wondered what your phone is made of? What kind of journey it made before reaching your hands?

In the last two episodes of our podcast series on the Democratic Republic of Congo, we’ll explore conflict minerals and supply chains.

The DRC is a country with a massive abundance of mineral resources. This should be a blessing, but it has also proved to be a curse – for many seek to secure these minerals for their own economic advancement.

To get to the bottom of this issue, we’ll be talking to Sasha Lezhnev of The Sentry, who shares his expertise on supply chains, mineral extraction, and conflict in the DRC.

Click here to read listen to the podcasts.