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Risks and Opportunities in the Global Phosphate Rock Market. Robust Strategies in Times of Uncertainty

Risks and Opportunities in the Global Phosphate Rock Market. Robust Strategies in Times of Uncertainty

21 December 2012

This report aims to increase awareness that import reliance makes Europe vulnerable to disruptions in the supply of this important commodity. It means that European food security and the agricultural sector, for which phosphate is an essential resource, are at risk. This report formulates robust strategies for the EU to adequately deal with developments on the global phosphate rock market.

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For a press release in Dutch on the report, click on the ''download'' button on the right.


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Joshua Polchar

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Joshua Polchar

Joshua Polchar is a strategic analyst at HCSS. He specializes in diversity and inclusion, governance, and resources. He created the LGBT Military Index, and is developing a strategic vision for inclusion in armed forces.

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Marjolein de Ridder

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Marjolein de Ridder

Marjolein de Ridder is a strategic analyst at HCSS. She holds a degree in Political Science from the University of Leuven and a Master’s degree in International Relations and Diplomacy from Leiden University and the Clingendael Institute.

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Sijbren de Jong

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Sijbren de Jong

Sijbren de Jong is a strategic analyst at HCSS. He holds a PhD in EU external energy security relations from the University of Leuven. Prior to receiving his doctorate, he studied Economic Geography at the University of Groningen and Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding at the University of Leuven.

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