1 acre is approx. 4000 square meters, the plant mentioned needs 2500 acres = 10 square kilometers, 10 plants = 100 square kilometers. You are not seriously suggesting that Israel is lagging behind African states because it has a problem in making available 100 sqkm out of 22.000. The Negev alone has 12.000 sqkm.
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