TOPIC agriculture policy
Battle of the strawberries
Nada Arafat | Who stands to win in the battle between exporters and local farmers after a cut in strawberry price?
How Egypt’s water feeds the Gulf
Nada Arafat and Saker El Nour | 10 percent of Egypt's Nile water is allocated for Gulf food security
Looking for the root causes of the potato crisis
Hadeer El-Mahdawy and Nada Arafat | While state figures consider the crisis to be resolved, others see the problem as ongoing
Urban gardening could thrive in Egypt, if state stays out of the way
Isabel Esterman | From Berlin to Medellín, Toronto to Dakar, urban gardening is growing in popularity. City dwellers around
Mohamed Ramadan
How the state forced small-scale farmers to grow cement and bricks
How did the failure of Egypt’s development model accelerate building on agricultural lands?
Mohamed Gad
The ‘genetic modification’ of interest rates in Egypt
How depending on imported GMO seeds has undercut IMF ‘reform’
Warraq Island residents continue to challenge state narrative as court battle continues
Cabinet approves organic farming bill
Analysts sceptical of Egypt’s experiments in raising domestic wheat productivity
Egypt decreases areas for rice cultivation amid fears of water scarcity
US Dept of Agriculture: Egypt’s cotton industry continues to decline
Sisi inaugurates 1st phase of 1.5 million feddan reclamation project
A feddan of favor
Tawfik and Tawfig | *Government confiscates green belt agricultural land..."I farmed four feddans of favor and good deeds,Despite all the fertilizers not a single karat did I harvest,Then the government came with the bulldozer and the shovel..."