TOPIC food imports
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.
Corona panic buyers are mostly rich people, grocers say
Omaima Ismail and Osman El Sharnoubi | “My sales are lower than usual,” said Mohamed Hussein, a shop owner in a working class neighborhood.
How the multi-million dollar business of certifying halal meat imports was monopolized
Nada Arafat | The company’s first order of business was to raise certification fees in North America
Egypt’s working poor are facing a silent killer: Bad food
Maddison Sawle | Increasing rates of diabetes & heart disease are an inevitable result of a broken food & health system
Customs exemption for poultry reversed amid criticism from local producers
Omar Said | The government has reversed a controversial decision to exempt imported poultry from customs amid criticism
Devaluing the Egyptian pound, a closer look
Luiz Sanchez | The Central Bank of Egypt froze the exchange rate of the pound on Tuesday at LE8.78 to the dollar, having
Sisi promises no price increases, but it might already be too late
Shahd Essam | In a speech last Wednesday, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi vowed that the devaluation of the
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.
Fueling crisis
Ola Galal | During last year’s presidential race, Mohamed Morsi pledged to shore up Egypt’s faltering
Egypt delays approval for Brazilian meat imports after spoiled meat scandal
Rising temperatures may cause decline in Egypt’s crop production
Russia lifts ban on import of Egyptian fruits and vegetables
Russia bans imports of Egyptian fruits and vegetables
Breast exams mandatory to get subsidized infant formula: Health Ministry
Imported consumer goods are about to get more expensive
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