Mining is the process of collecting minerals in the ground. Mining can impact local communities both positively and negatively.
Positive impacts of mining
Mining yields our economy a big capital and involves the use of the country’s resources.
Mining uplifts the economy.
Mining provides raw materials for the construction of building structures.
Mining removes the problem of unemployment as it provide job to a large number of people.
Negative impacts of mining
It destroys our forest and leads to catastrophes and pollution.
It affects health of people.
It changes the social dynamics of a community.
We are suffering floods, landslides and other natural disaster because of mining.
People working in mines are also harassed by mines or government security.