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Water: Opportunities exist with forgotten commodity

Posted on 27 May 2011

For those living in developed nations, water is not often thought of as scarce. However in several countries such as China, India, Brazil and most of the frontier markets in the Middle East and Africa, water shortages are a severe problem.
The ocean may cover two-thirds of the world’s surface, but only 1% of the world’s water supply can be used as either drinking water or irrigation. Population growth in China, India and Africa has strained water supplies to break-point levels. Over 31 countries have some form of water stress, and 25 more are expected to join these ranks by 2030……………………………………….Full Article: Source


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