Fears of Egyptian farmers rise as Ethiopian dam plan continues

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As the construction of the "renaissance" dam is nearing completion, Egyptian farmers are already feeling the impact of this project on their crops.

Under the shade of a tree, Mohamed Omar joined other farmers who were arguing about who would water his field first, while water from the Nile is scarce.

Mohamed Ahmed, an Egyptian farmer and beneficiary of the Nile waters said: "When I discover it (the dam) would affect the amount of water, I worry. Not only me, but we're all worried. It will be a…
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ethiopia, egypt, dam, renaissance, construction