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News Egypt, FAO dig 99 wells to face water shortage in Matrouh

CAIRO - 23 October 2017: A total of 99 wells are being dug in the Marsa Matrouh governorate to gain benefit from rainwater amid the water scarcity that Egypt faces, Hussein Gadain, representative of the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Egypt, announced in a press conference on Monday. 

The project is being implemented by the Desert Research Center, which is affiliated with the Ministry of Agriculture, in cooperation with FAO. Nine wells will be dug in each of the 11 municipal areas in the governorate.

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Geographical coverage Egypt,
News date 26/10/2017
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