The solution to conflict minerals is to stop purchasing minerals from Congo and seek other alternative sources. In this way, the militia factions will lack finances to purchase guns and other necessities, forcing them to stop the civil war (Worstall, 2011). Another solution is to charge high taxes on minerals from that region in order to reduce their demands of the mobile manufacturers. This will impede the activities of the militias who rely on sales from the European industries.
The problem with the proposed model is that the mobile manufacturers are not guaranteeing where they acquire the minerals from and instead avoid the question. This makes it tricky to stop the trade due to insufficient information offered by the mobile company managers. It would be appropriate if they joined efforts of stopping the civil wars by suing minerals from elsewhere. The model does not also offer solutions regarding the child labor activities at the mines in the Eastern