Posted by: APO | 14 November 2016

Fish-Rich Mauritania looks to its Nouadhibou Port for a Brighter Future

Nestled on a peninsula overlooking the world’s biggest graveyard of ships, the port of Nouadhibou may hold the key to a better future for Mauritania’s 3.9 million people, of whom 42% live in poverty. For years, Mauritania’s economy ran on the iron ore buried deep beneath its Sahara desert sands. But Chinese demand for iron ore has fallen, and the government is putting more hope in its Atlantic coastal… Read more on


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