ExpÃ©dition Grand Rift : Lifeline (Episode 9)| 26mins
Director: LoÃ¯c and Geoffroy de la Tullaye | Producer: LoÃ¯c and Geoffroy de la Tullaye
Focus Years: 2012 | Country: France
LoÃ¯c and Geoffroy are nearing the end of their trip with their arrival in the desert regions of North-Eastern Africa. This episode is devoted to Egypt, mythical land where the Nile, symbolic and mysterious river flows. Around this resource, the backbone of Egypt, they will seek to understand the solutions to the scope of the Egyptians to overcome the challenges of exponential population growth ... A new immersion in the heart of the challenges faced in the field. The nilometer, dams and technologies developed by the Pharaohs, the last administrative tools implemented by the State or the creation of a green valley in the desert ... LoÃ¯c and Geoffroy meet two researchers who enable them to better understand the issues of management of water resources and the challenges of population growth, climate change, the geographical feature of Egypt ... These interviews connect us to the glorious past of Egypt and reflects the challenges of the present and future. After their meeting in Sudan where they met Bedouins "green desert", here they are again in the middle of an oasis of greenery and plantations 70 km from the Nile. They meet a young entrepreneur, who helped the state, has now decided to grow in the desert. Given the population growth and the construction of houses on the fertile lands of the Nile, Egypt develops new technologies and infrastructure to increase agricultural production ... Fools paris the Egyptian fall at the time of profound changes in their country . A real hideaway between the lines and spaces of nature! Faced with the paradoxes of cohabitation between the desert and the river, and LoÃ¯c Geoffroy continue their progression towards Israel, country of last shipment. He also has amazing and ambitious choice for its water independence.
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