The World Water forum started this Monday in Marseille; the famous Mediterranean harbor town in southern France. The French media are covering the big international conference extensively. The Daily ‘La Croix’ Used 4 of our images in a ‘water special’ on Saturday and the daily paper on Monday. Including the first page on Saturday. They used one […]
Today our 8 page photo essay about the Nile River was published in Le Monde Magazine. Text by Jeroen Kuiper and Photos bij Célia Pernot and Ronald de Hommel.
“Each nine months, Egypt has one million additional mouths to feed”
“I have lived through the wars with Israel in 1956, 1967 and 1973; that was enough for me”
“Toshka is an engineers’ dream and an economists’ nightmare”
“Water is regarded by the Egyptians as a gift from God. You can’t put a price tag on that.”
“Not only individuals pollute water, most of the industrial waste water in Egypt is being sluiced untreated into the Nile.”