Harvesting qat in Yemen

In the mountains around Sanaa, farmers are drilling so many unlicensed boreholes to irrigate the thirsty crop for the stimulant plant qat -- craved by the capital's residents -- that the water table is falling by as much as six metres (20 feet) a year.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 13:52 - GMT 10:52
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