Gulf Countries Look to Farm Abroad as Aquifer Dries Up

National Geographic - 26/4/2016

“This whole food sufficiency scheme was really ridiculous,” says Eckart Woertz, senior research fellow at CIDOB and author of Oil for Food: The Global Food Crisis and the Middle East. “Not since the 1970s have the Middle East and North Africa been able to grow enough. Their populations are just too big”.

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