Stevens, Paul/ Dietsche, Evelyn 2008: Resource curse: An analysis of causes, experiences and possible ways forward. In: Energy Policy, vol. 36, issue 1, pages 56-65.
USAID 2005: Minerals and Conflict Toolkit. USAID/Office of Conflict Management and Mitigation.
Global Witness Briefing Document 2001: Can controls work? A Review of the Angolan Diamond Control System.
Books & Studies
Cronin, Patrick M. (ed.) 2012: Cooperation from Strength. The United States, China and the South China Sea. Washington, DC: CNAS.
Mildner, Stormy-Annika 2011: Resource Scarcity - A Global Security Threat? Berlin: German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP).
Garrett, N./Mitchell, H./Lintzer, M. 2010: Promoting Legal Mineral Trade in Africa's Great Lakes Region. DFID/MINBUZA/LSE/RCS.
European Commission 2011: Communication on commodity markets and raw materials. Brussels.
US Department of Energy 2010: Critical Materials Strategy. Washington, DC.
UNGA Resolution 2004: United Nations General Assembly Resolution on Conflict Diamonds, April 2004.
UNSC Resolution 2003: United Nations Security Council Resolution 1459 Regarding the Kimberley Process.
UNGA Resolution 2000: United Nations General Assembly Resolution on the role of diamonds fuelling conflict, December 2000.
The Enough Project aims to make the Congo's mining sector conflict-free.
The CSCW diamonds dataset offers a comprehensive list of all known diamond deposits throughout the world.