Giant Helium Find May Spell Trouble For Tanzania

The discovery of a massive helium deposit in Tanzania this week has excited both scientists and mining experts, yet for all its potential this new cache holds risks for Dodoma. Specifically, this new deposit threatens to only further increase tensions between indigenous groups and the government; as development projects continue to infringe on ancestral lands. Tanzania’s extractive, agribusiness, and tourism sectors all face increased uncertainty going forward. This latest find, estimated at 54 billion cubic feet of helium, is a major shot…

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Giant Helium Find May Spell Trouble For Tanzania

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