Egypt is one of the most populous countries in Africa and the Middle East. Current population exceeds 80 million people with most of them live near the banks of the Nile River. Egypt’s area is 1,000,000 km2 of mostly desert with only 5% of arable land. Several international organizations estimate Egypt’s population in 2050 between 113- 128 millions. However, the estimate of local media approaches 200 million!
Existing infrastructure and local municipal resources can’t support its normal growth. This
situation is further complicated by continuou
migration from dilapidated poor rural
community to towns
hoping for better life. Population growth and the fast rate of urbanization seem
to suffocate Egyptian towns and exacerbate the problems with its antiquated utilities and service
Means to provide
longer available, causing fractures in the morality and integrity of many citizens that cannot afford
their daily bread!
It will be crucial that a serious mitigation plan must be considered by all responsible parties in the
an community to relief the agony of the people of Egypt.
A plan that does not consider
displacing or relocating people to barren land, but a plan that provide security, basic needs and
respectable living to every Egyptian family. It has been said,
does not command the
means to feed himself can neither feel freedom nor dignity
M. H. Mubarak."
Words of wisdom
do not feed the hungry
the intent to reform.