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Okavango Diamond Company Joins NDC

In a recent announcement, the Natural Diamond Council (NDC) welcomed Botswana’s Okavango Diamond Company (ODC) as its newest member, Diamond World reports.


ODC, a government-owned entity specializing in marketing rough natural diamonds, now stands alongside industry leaders like De Beers, marking the first non-mining diamond company to join NDC. ODC annually sells over 6 million carats of rough natural diamonds, particularly sourced from Debswana, Botswana’s leading diamond mining company. 


David Kellie, CEO of NDC, remarked: “Botswana is a leading nation in setting the standards for the responsible management of its natural resources. Okavango Diamond Company’s membership of NDC allows us to share the story of the Botswana natural diamond industry more widely with the world […]”.


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