CVCFG/Zahabu Safi site selection process – explanatory note

The USAID-funded Commercially Viable Conflict-Free Gold Project (CVCFG), also known locally as the “Zahabu Safi” project is a five-year, economic growth initiative, implemented in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which builds on recent successes achieved by donor-funded initiatives to export responsibly-produced gold to jewelry buyers in North America and Europe at scale.