Video: Sewage irrigates Egypt crops

Water shortages force Egyptian farmers to use contaminated water to irrigate crops.

    For thousands of years Egyptians have relied on irrigation from the Nile to cultivate vegetables and fruit.

    Now the system that has sustained their farms since ancient times could be in danger.

    Water shortages are forcing farmers to use contaminated water with deadly results.

    Al Jazeera's Mohammed Vall reports from the banks of the Nile.


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