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How is our food security holding up in the pandemic? An interview with agriculture professor Nader Nour Eddin
Osman El Sharnoubi | If the pandemic has shown us anything, it’s that we don’t produce a large portion of our food.
Battle of the strawberries
Nada Arafat | Who stands to win in the battle between exporters and local farmers after a cut in strawberry price?
Gone with the wind: The flotation’s impact on Egyptian exports
Mohamed Ramadan and Sara Seif Eddin | "We import the buttons, we import the zippers, then we cheer when we export the ready-to-wear shirt"
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
Video | White gold
Seasoned Monufiya farmer Namaat Abdel Aziz Barin shares a traditional cotton harvest song.
Growing a market for organic produce: Makar Farms
Lara El Gibaly | Makar Farms introduces new vegetables to Egypt and launches a new series of chef’s table lunches
On the question of food
Dina Hussein | Over a year ago, I began interviewing food activists and researchers in Egypt on the question of food.
Inconsistent policy changes are putting Egypt’s cotton industry in crisis
Isabel Esterman | Egypt’s cotton industry has been subject to a dizzying series of policy shifts this year, leaving both
 
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Opinion
Mohamed Gad
The ‘genetic modification’ of interest rates in Egypt
How depending on imported GMO seeds has undercut IMF ‘reform’
Amro Ali
A frightening vision: On plans to rebuild the Alexandria Lighthouse
It's no easy feat to restore the seventh wonder of the ancient world, but then along came modern-day
Mahmoud MM Riad
Erasing History: Why demolishing the NDP building is a mistake
As I type this article, I can see the bulldozers start to tear apart the building which once paid host
 
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News
Cabinet approves organic farming bill
Egypt bans rice exports
Egypt revives agriculture scheme in Sudan’s strife-ridden Blue Nile State
Ahead of New Suez Canal inauguration, gov’t moves to complete next canal project
Enviro Ministry warns ‘black cloud’ will hit on Friday
Arab land investors to visit Toshka
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