Visit of the Diamond Technology Park [fr]
The Ambassador of France to Botswana, Mrs. Anne de la Blache visited on the 7 July 2015 the Diamond Technology Park (DTP) in Gaborone. Operated by the private company SAFDICO Botswana, the park is the core of the country’s diamond industry, and the gate of exportation towards the entire world.
The DTP hosts a world first-class cutting and polishing center, surrounded by severe security conditions.
Ms Rutang Moses, CEO of DTP, led the visit through the laboratories and workshops and explained the process of transformation of rough stones extracted from Botswana diamond mines.
All the diamonds exported from Botswana are certified by the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), a guarantee of high quality and of their conformity with the Kimberley Process recommendations.
Article in local newspapers (Daily News 10/07/15):