ARTISANAL MINERS SINGLED OUT AS MAJOR CAUSERS OF VELD FIRES THIS YEAR
Written by carol phiri on November 30, 2018
The Environment Management Agency, EMA has singled out artisanal miners as a causative agent for this year’s veld fires as they were continuously burning vegetation to detect minerals.
EMA’Ss Midlands Provincial Manager, Mr. Benson Bhasera challenged the country’s security sector to embark on more environmental safeguarding programs
He said institutions such as the defence forces have a crucial role to play in protecting the environment.