The Diamonds of Botswana, Fashionscapes
The Diamonds of Botswana, In the third installment of the Fashionscapes series, Livia Firth travels to Botswana to learn first-hand about the impact of diamond mining in a country that has unearthed some of the world’s most precious stones. EcoAgeTV
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When Botswana celebrated its independence from Britain in 1966 — it was a poverty-stricken nation with not much going for it. Then a year later diamonds were discovered, paving the way for the country to become the world’s largest producer of gem diamonds. Diamonds make up two-thirds of the country’s export earnings.