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Greening of Eritrea: Seawater Brings Hope to Africa's Coast


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Tuesday, Dec 31, 2013 - 7:00 PM

The program explores the history of this young East African nation against the backdrop of a unique technology - one that has the potential to turn desert coastlines around the world into lush green fields. Challenged by a recurring drought and famine, the government of Eritrea, with the help of international investors, has introduced seawater agriculture to its barren coastline at Masawa on the Red Sea. By dredging rivers of seawater that flow upstream into the desert, jobs have been created for hundreds of Eritreans and cash crops are helping turn around an impoverished economy. G
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