Agricultural Programme Helps Farmers Increase Profits“Egyptian farmers are used to planting the same crops year after year, often with diminishing revenues and big losses,” says Eid Emam, founder and head of Hussein Namie farmers’ association at al Zaytouna village in Beni Sweif Governorate.
Cleaner is BetterThe “black cloud” is the vernacular term that Egyptians have coined to refer to a recurring problem of air pollution. One significant contributor to air pollution in Egypt is the charcoal industry.
Creating Jobs for YouthYouth unemployment continues to be a severe problem in Egypt, which has been exacerbated since the January 2011 revolution.
Egypt on the road to lower emissions with the Sustainable Transport ProjectIt can be hard to slow down in Egypt these days. The country’s population is skyrocketing—reaching 90 million this December, with some 9 million in Cairo alone. With the jump in people has come a jump in automobiles—there are some 2.5 million cars speeding along Cairo’s streets, a number that is increasing every day.
From Helpless to FruitfulAt age 42, a man's age of peak productivity, Fatma's father lost his left arm, left eye, right thumb and almost his right eye too when he tripped on a landmine left from World War II. As a result, his life got drastically messed up especially with nine children.
From Victims to ActivistsMines and explosive remnants of war contaminate a huge portion of Egypt’s Western Desert, affecting an area of about 2,680 square kilometres stretching from Alexandria to the Libyan border and 30 kilometres deep from the Mediterranean coastline.