A mineral tracking system employing a data evaluation tool designed by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the Zambian Revenue Authority (ZRA) helped Zambia recover an additional US$1 million in export dues from mining companies in one year.

The system, which makes it easier to detect illicit trade practices that drain billions of dollars each year from the resource-rich nation and its people, is now available for other countries.

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