Uganda criminalizes sand mining in lakes and river banks

Uganda criminalizes sand mining in lakes and river banks

Sand harvesting is common in Uganda’s arid and semi-arid areas, but left uncontrolled it depletes water catchment areas, and experts say there is need to promote sustainability by striking a balance between it and environmental conservation

Sand harvesting is common in Uganda’s arid and semi-arid areas, but left uncontrolled it depletes water catchment areas, and experts say there is need to promote sustainability by striking a balance between it and environmental conservation