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Food Danger – Over-allocation of Water

Touch the Soil News #851 (Feature photo – Nile River flows through Cairo, Egypt – public domain by Radusandei) In the U.S., most of the water from its rivers belongs to the U.S. However, in a global economy, what happens to waters elsewhere has direct impact on the U.S. A shortage of water for crops elsewhere brings food hungry nations to the U.S. borders looking for food produced by U.S. waters. Across the world to Africa, waters from the largest river – the Nile – is shared by 11 nations, the two largest being Sudan and Egypt. Sudan just happens to have one of the largest remaining “treasures of unused…

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