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Egypt's Desert DreamsDevelopment or Disaster?$
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David Sims

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9789774166686

Published to Cairo Scholarship Online: January 2016

DOI: 10.5743/cairo/9789774166686.001.0001

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A New Population Map for Egypt?

A New Population Map for Egypt?

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(p.247) 7 A New Population Map for Egypt?
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Egypt's Desert Dreams
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David Sims

Timothy Mitchell

Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:10.5743/cairo/9789774166686.003.0007

This chapter addresses Egypt’s demographics and internal migration. It looks at the government’s long-promoted strategy of moving people out of the crowded Nile Valley and into the desert, analyses population figures, and concludes that the strategy has failed dismally.

Keywords:   Demographics, Internal migration, Government, Strategy, Population figures, Nile Valley

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