With GERD threatening the Egyptian agricultural land of the Nile basin which is congested with the majority of the Egyptian residents. Egyptian’s population growth has spiked dramatically in the past decade. While the demand for new housing grows exponentially, some Egyptians curettes the fertile land to produce Red Building bricks. VOA’s Hamada Elrasam documents the chaotic constructions not only takes over the green spaces and farmlands, but also threatens the city’s cultural heritage.
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