Agricultural Egypt

Abdel Rahman Attia

First published in "Egypt: Desertification Threat to Local Food Production," in Humanitarian News and Analysis (2011).

Egypt loses an estimated 11,736 hectares of agricultural land every year, making the nation’s 3.1 million hectares of agricultural land prone to total destruction in the foreseeable future. [1]


[1] Humanitarian News and Analysis IRIN, "Egypt: Desertification Threat to Local Food Production," Humanitarian News and Analysis (2011).