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Report calls for more investment in water

Infrastructure investment will play a key role in how the world addresses the problem of water scarcity, says Standard Chartered.

From Africa all the way to China, water scarcity is already a serious issue. And it is going to get worse. This is the key message in a recent special report by Standard Chartered, entitled Water -- the real liquidity crisis. The bright side of the report is that these problems can be alleviated, in part, through the right investments.

There are three potential solutions to the problem, according to the report improve water infrastructure employ technology to clean more water and optimise agricultural trade.

Water use is increasing over time the global population is increasing, and people are becoming richer. In the last century the global population tripled and its water use increased...

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