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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?

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

David Sims

Timothy Mitchell

American University in Cairo Press

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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