Exercise 2.1 (1)
In these rural areas 70 percent of the available agricultural land suffers from dryness and lack of irrigation.
As a result, the crops are usually marginal with hardly enough production to feed the farmer's family.
The first fact to consider is that over 60 percent of the population live in rural communities.
In my country, one of the most urgent problems facing the government today relates to agriculture.
And without irrigation, agricultural production is wholly dependent on the uncertain rainfall.
To understand the nature of this problem one has to look at some of the facts.