GIA Diamond Classes Accredited by Botswana Government

Gemological Institute of America education programs offered
in Botswana will be accredited by the Government of Botswana, the Institute
announced Feb. 1.

GIA’s Diamond Grading Lab classes are provided in Gaborone,
Botswana, and are designed to enhance the country’s goals of increasing local
employment and value from its diamond production.

“The Institute looks forward to continuing to serve the
region,” said GIA president and CEO Donna Baker.