Photo: Egypt "Greens" Deserts to Stem Housing, Food Shortages



A farmer toils away in Egypt's Tahrir Province.

His plot is located not in the verdant and fertile soil of the Nile River Valley but in the country's dusty desert—part of a plan to reclaim and cultivate vast stretches of land to help alleviate Egypt's population and food crises.

Photograph by Steven Stanek


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