Kenya's sand mining boom


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East Africa's population is on the rise. It’s expected to nearly double in the next three decades, growing to 870 million. With more people, comes the need for more homes, roads, shops — essentially, more of everything. As the construction industry booms in East Africa, so does the demand for building materials. This is placing a heavy burden on one of the earth's most ubiquitous resources: sand.

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