Monday, April 06, 2009

Bolivia: Lithium mining could save Bolivia from poverty

Bolivia's government believes that a renewed demand for lithium, a metal used to make batteries, could play a crucial role in lifting the country out of poverty.

Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from the Salar de Uyuni region, where half the world's lithium reserves can be found.

Published by Mike Hitchen, Mike Hitchen Consulting
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