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Libya in agreement with Egypt, Chad and Sudan on sharing underground water

Libya in agreement with Egypt, Chad and Sudan on sharing underground water | Chris' Regional Geography | Scoop.it
Tripoli, 20 September 2013: Libya, Egypt, Chad and Sudan have signed a UN-backed agreement  on the shared use of a massive underground aquifer system straddling the four countries known as the Nubian Sandstone Aquifer System.

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Charles Henderson's curator insight, September 23, 2013 4:57 PM

How might this change the population in this area?  Could desert cities actually spring up?  Or desert farms?

Rainer Emily's curator insight, October 1, 2013 8:42 AM

Political

 

This article is political because the dispute of countries over water being settled would be political  :)

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Ethiopia discards Egypt threats over Nile dam

Ethiopia discards Egypt threats over Nile dam | Chris' Regional Geography | Scoop.it
Foreign ministry says it is not intimidated by Egypt's "psychological warfare" and dam project will proceed.
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Ethiopia diverts flow of Blue Nile

Ethiopia diverts flow of Blue Nile | Chris' Regional Geography | Scoop.it
Egypt and Sudan express concern over multi-billion dollar dam on Nile which violates colonial-era agreement.
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