Dr. Ahmed Abdel-Aty, Africa’s representative to the Science and Technology Committee of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification and vice-chairman of the committee, said that drought is one of the critical cases of climate change, the most important indicator of which is the decrease in precipitation rates, and arid regions in which droughts occur, and Egypt’s access to Membership in the international team concerned with drafting the aridity and drought report is very important.”
Abdel Ati indicated, during a television interview, that Egypt’s impact on drought does not come from the Egyptian borders, but rather from the sources of the Nile, because the Egyptian water resources come from the Nile River.
The representative of Africa in the Committee on Science and Technology of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification and the vice-chairman of the committee noted that any change in the water supplies coming from the Nile River, whether through the river itself or filled with aquifers as a result of leaching within the soil layers, is all affected by the incoming water resources. Elena from Ethiopia.
We are one of the most arid countries in the world
And he continued: “We are one of the most arid countries in the world, but we suffer from severe bouts of drought, and I congratulate President Sisi and the Egyptian people on Egypt obtaining membership in the international team concerned with drafting the aridity and drought report, which is a great success.”