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Desertification due to sheep or lack of water ?

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Submitted by Lars Nielsen (Denmark), Mar 15, 2014 at 05:11

Dhimmi no more sees the desertification of Egypt and North Africa as the product of the islamic ban on pork. In my view, it is more likely, it is caused by lack of water.

Lack of water may be caused by two different factors. Change of climate or bad administration of water resources. I do not know much on previous climate in that region, but I know, that arabs are often nomads.

In Egypt and North Africa, agriculture relies on careful administration of water resources. It is therefore important, that local rulers are efficient in water administration, and it is plausible, that islamic, nomadic invaders were not.

This seems to me to be the most plausible reason for the desertifcation in islamic countries.

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