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The innovation turning desert sand into farmland

The innovation turning desert sand into farmland

bbc.co.uk - By Aamir Rafiq Peerzada

Faisal Mohammed Al Shimmari farms in some of the most extreme conditions in the world, at Al Ain, an oasis in the United Arab Emirates desert, where temperatures can reach 50C. "It's expensive as we have to buy water regularly to irrigate these plants," he says. Farmers have to use tankers to bring …

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