Egypt's looming food shortage

Authorities fear food scarcity in wake of burgeoning population and water shortage.


    Egypt's government fears that food production will not keep pace with its growing population.

    And scarce water resources do not make the situation any easier.

    Officials claim the country is facing shortage in a number of crops, including important grains.

    Rawya Rageh reports from the north of Egypt.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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