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GERD scientific committee concludes meeting in Khartoum

The scientific committee of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) concluded its two-day meeting in Khartoum on Tuesday, after reviewing the proposals of Egypt and Sudan on how the interests of both countries cannot be harmed. They also discussed deciding a date for the next nine-party meeting on the dam, which was scheduled to be …

Sarah El-Sheikh

Egypt food security in wake of climate change and water scarcity 

Egypt has relied on the Nile, the world’s longest river, as the main source of fresh water, since the time of the Pharaohs. For thousands of years, annual floods dumped rich silt on the river’s banks, allowing the country to serve as a Mediterranean bread basket. However, with the completion of the Aswan High Dam …

Mohamed Samir

Drinking water crisis in Beheira governorate

A drinking water crisis has plagued the governorate of Beheira in recent months, specifically the city of Kafr al-Dawar, according to member of parliament from Beheira Mohamed Saad Temraz. Speaking to Daily News Egypt, Temraz said that the water crisis has left multiple villages without access to clean drinking water for over three months. “People …

Youssef Osman

A world with less water

Water scarcity has long been a problem. But climate change, a growing global population and economic growth are putting the natural resource under even more stress.

Deutsche Welle