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Gazan inventors produce wood vinegar to help farmers

Two Gazans have manufactured a device to extract wood vinegar from trees, a material that is promising for treating soil issues in the Gaza Strip.
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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — On a farm in the northern Gaza Strip's Beit Hanoun, chemist Amina al-Afifi and her young partner, Mohsen Ahmed, have developed a device to distill wood vinegar.

They say the product has proven to be a solution to soil fertility problems facing farmers in the Gaza Strip.

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