Egypt. Al-Qarah Relies On Solar Energy to Pump Water
Omaïma Ismaïl, Nada Arafat
· 12 July
Farmers of the village of Al-Qarah in southern Egypt have replaced expensive diesel with solar energy to pump water from wells to irrigate their fields. The government, however, is not interested in investing in solar panels for agriculture.
In Upper Egypt, where people face the scorching (...)
Egypt. “Life has become unbearable”
· April 2019
Arabian Desert, in eastern Egypt. The Abaddeh have suffered the upheavals of climate change, “modernity” and state policies. In recent decades, they have become foreigners in their own countries.
“I was born in the desert,” says 60-year-old sheikh Karam Allah Amer al-Abaddy, as he sits down to (...)