The Toshka Project in Egypt

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The sign for the New City of Toshka stands in the desert, March 15,... News PhotoAgriculture,Aswan - Egypt,Cairo,Construction Industry,Desert,Economy,Egypt,Horizontal,Human Interest,Irrigation Equipment,Middle East,Rural ScenePhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 David DegnerTOSHKA, EGYPT - MARCH 15: The sign for the New City of Toshka stands in the desert, March 15, 2012. The Toshka Project is an attempt to create a vast agricultural oasis out of desert and water diverted from the nile. Building started 10 years ago and was seen as Mubarak's pyramid. Now it continues to slowly grow at a fraction of it's original design. (Photo by David Degner/Getty Images)