Why Western Sahara Matters

Although Western Sahara is important in Morocco, Mauritania, the African Union and sometimes to the UN, it generally is not considered a key issue for anyone else. But given how much of the world is reliant on food grown with fertiliser containing phosphate, more people should be paying attention to this disputed area. Phosphate is a fundamental ingredient in fertiliser, and yet is also non-renewable and finite. The largest deposits in the world are, you guessed it, in Western Sahara. So if you eat, this matters. Read more here.



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