Fujairah, United Arab Emirates - June 23rd, 2018: Rashid Obaid, an Emirati farm owner with dates. Low revenue and high costs due to lack of water prevent many farmers from growing fruits and vegetables. Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 in Al Bithnah, Fujairah. Chris Whiteoak / The National
Rashid Obaid, an Emirati farm owner, has taken to growing dates because of the high cost of growing fruits and vegetables. Chris Whiteoak / The National

High costs force Fujairah farmers to give up growing fruit and vegetables

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