Topic: Water conflict

Climate campaigner Muwafaq Mubareka (right) with his cousin Ali in the tree nursery in the south of Baghdad. Where there used to be orange groves, trees are now growing for the reforestation of Iraq (photo: Birgit Svensson)

Climate heroes in Iraq

A life for the trees

Safiyya and Azem Abu Daqqa, both qualified agricultural engineers, inspect seedlings in their greenhouse (photo: Afaq)

Private initiatives in Gaza

For a brighter future ... despite the blockade

Sign indicating Libya′s Great Man-Made River (source: Wikipedia)

Libya′s Great Man-Made River irrigation project

The eighth wonder of the world?

From left: Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, Omar al-Bashir and Hailemariam Desalegn join hands in a show of unity on 23 March 2015 (photo: Ashraf Shazly/AFP/Getty Images)

Dam treaty between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan

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Who owns the Nile?

An irrigation canal on the Euphrates bursting its banks (photo: Birgit Svensson)

Flood disaster in Iraq

Water as an instrument of war