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Water Of Life

How a new invention may help provide safe water for people in the developing world

In the developing world, one person in six still doesn't have access to safe drinking water. A Danish man has come up with a device called the Life Straw to try and reduce this statistic. Alan Mortenssen, director of the company producing the straw, discusses its potential.

Also on the programme: Are you a 'mini-preneur' - the name coined by a Dutch thinktank for the vast army of consumers turning entrepreneurs. And how to make money from the place where you park your car.

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27 minutes

BBC World Service Archive

BBC World Service Archive

This programme was restored as part of the World Service archive project