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Sand is India’s new gold

Read aguanomics http://www.aguanomics.com/ for the world’s best analysis of the politics and economics of water Elliot writes*Whereas the early pioneers of the world set out to find gold, one of the commodities of today is easier to find and in a certain sense in higher demand: sand. So, shortcut to…

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