FUTURE PLANS

  • The signature projects will be expanded in 2018
  • We will have a seminar at the Tucson Gem show in 2018 to feature GemHub goals and garner feedback from industry at this major international event.
  • Mr. Vincent Pardieu will conduct gemstone related research in Afghanistan in 2018 and contribute a report on addressing concerns raised about the gemstone sector's linkage to conflict funding in the country.
  • The ongoing research study regarding Colombia's emerald sector's contribution to development in a post-conflict context will be published.