New Mall Planned for Gaza

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    Some of the malls in Gaza look better than the ones here in the US, man their really hurting over there huh?
     
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    Hamas has been doing a lot in Gaza to increase food production and employment. Problems with importing and exporting are the major holdup.
     
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    stockpiling weapons & ammo, building martyr jackets, recruiting woman and children to suicide bomb Israeli's. Yep, well on there way to normal for Hamas.
     
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    It was a follow-up to an interview colleague Maggie Schmitt and I did with the Minister of Agriculture, Mohammad Al-Agha. In consultation with dozens of international and local NGOs, the Gaza Ministry has drawn up an impressive “ten-year plan” aimed at reducing Gaza’s dependence on imported Israeli produce, incorporating organic farming on a wider scale, and generally “helping Gaza help itself” through a return to more sustainable agricultural practices (such as relying more on rain-fed crops rather than cash cropping for export which involves wasteful amounts of water and an abundance of pesticides, and is subject to the whim of Israeli authorities and their punitive border closure).

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    In the former settlement of Kfar Darom, where sniper towers once lined the landscape, there is a massive organic composting facility for seasonal plants (as well as a sewage water composting for trees) and pilot organic farm where workshops are conducted to teach local farmers organic practices. Those who choose to implement organic farming are rewarded with free compost and saplings.

    In the former Gush Qatif bloc, further south, infinite rows of several varieties of date palms and young olive saplings, both rain-fed crops that do very well in Gaza, dot the horizon as far as the eye can see.

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    In another section of this vast empty expanse is the “fruit garden”: carefully landscaped donums of a variety of fruit trees, marked with signs by each row, such as mangoes, citrus, apples, and stone fruits. Gaza now relies heavily on imported fruits from Israel, as tens of thousands of its own trees were razed to the ground during the second Intifada, and most recently during Cast Lead.

    Gaza Mom » Gaza; settlements; Israel; Hamas; agriculture
     
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    Contradicting sentences side by side, an obvious drivel. Altogether, their "humanitarian crisis" is as bogus as calling palistanis "a people".
     
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    Most of this is less than two years old.
     
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    There you go again quoting the media you say is not to be trusted. What gives ?
     
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    Two contradictory sentences. Altogether, "humanitarian crisis" is as bogus as calling palistanis "a people".
     
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