Egypt's Answer to Food Crisis 'We Will 'Reclaim Desert Areas'

Although Egypt's economy is booming many are going hungry: Rising food prices have left many Egyptians unable to feed their families. Egypt's investment minister Mahmud Safwat Mohieldin tells SPIEGEL how his country plans to increase food production by reclaiming desert land.
An Egyptian farmer in the Nile valley: Egypt's government wants to create more farmland out of desert.

An Egyptian farmer in the Nile valley: Egypt's government wants to create more farmland out of desert.

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