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Fresh vegetables via AFP
Fish and vegetables grow without soil on Gaza rooftops
By Agence France-Presse
Friday, October 26, 2012 22:30 EDT
Abu Ahmed looks out over a sea of grey, empty Gaza rooftops, and smiles as he looks back at the lush greenery sprouting in tubs and pipes on top of his apartment building.
He is part of a United Nations agency project to introduce cutting-edge urban agriculture to Gaza City, teaching Palestinians to farm without soil in the space available to them in one of the world’s most densely populated places…