Botswana to benefit from whole diamond production process
18 March 2011 Last updated at 13:24 GMT
Botswana in southern Africa has one of the most stable and successful economies in Africa.
That is fuelled by the country's enormous diamond wealth.
Now the drive is on to make sure it benefits from all stages of the production process.
Alfred Dube, managing director of diamond cutters and polishers Lazare Kaplan, speaks to the BBC.