Farming the Sahara
- While the market in El Obour is buzzing with activity and goods why is Egypt facing a domestic food shortage?
- What is the government doing to address this crisis?
- Why are some concerned that the current plan from President Abdel and the government will fail?
- Explain the issues around water availability in Egypt.
- When Egypt does produce Ag products they often end up in the European Union. Why is this the case? What are the impacts of this?
- Create a list of challenges that are facing agriculture in Egypt.
- How can these challenges be overcome?
- Which do you feel is the biggest challenge facing agriculture in Egypt?
- Do you believe that Egypt will overcome these challenges and find success? Justify your response.