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River Nile Delta Fish Farming

Egypt’s Nile River Delta is the cornerstone of North Africa’s economy. Boasting a pivotal role in Egypt’s GDP, its fisheries, aquaculture, agriculture, and tourism sectors contribute an impressive 20 per cent to the nation’s economic output.
The Nile River Delta, a verdant stretch spanning 240 kilometers along Egypt’s northern Mediterranean coast, holds a unique significance. Occupying merely 2 per cent to 3 per cent of the country’s landmass, the Delta is home to four out of 10 people living in Egypt today.…

Ethiopia rejects Egypt proposal on Nile dam operation

Ethiopia rejected a proposal by Egypt to operate on the $4 billion hydropower dam Ethiopia is building on the Nile.

This rejection is further deepening the disputes between the two nations over the project being conducted by Ethiopia.

In a press conference in Addis Ababa Ethiopia’s capital, Sileshi Beleke, minister for water, irrigation and energy described Egypt’s plan, which includes the volume of water it wants the dam to release annually as “inappropriate”

He further said that the proposal from Egypt was unilaterally decided and did not consider their previous agreements.

“We can’t agree with this…we will prepare our counter-proposal.”

In 2011, the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) was announced, it is designed to be the centrepiece of Ethiopia’s bid to become Africa’s biggest power exporter, generating more than 6,000 megawatts.

The dam has been the center of disagreements between Ethiopia and Egypt as the two countries disagree over the …