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Phosphate Rock

The economical availability of phosphate rock will help in the area of global food security, some specialists say. Boucraa mine in Western Sahara is estimated to have about 1 billion cubic meters of phosphate reserves.

See the full story: Regional Instability Threatens Already Tense Western Sahara