Metropolitan food supply in Egypt : hydroponics production of leafy vegetables

N. Waldhauer, W.H.A.M. van den Broek, J.M. Soethoudt, H.A.M. Boerrigter

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Abstract

This study incorporates the follow up activities of the two earlier missions of Wageningen UR/Food & Biobased Research (FBR) to Egypt, the exploration mission of 2013 (Broek and Boerrigter, 2014a) and the commitment mission of 2014 (Broek, Boerrigter and Waldhauer, 2014b), targeting the improvement of food security in Egypt in general and the reduction of post-harvest losses in particular.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationWageningen
PublisherWageningen UR - Food & Biobased Research
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9789462574038
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Publication series

NameReport / Wageningen UR Food & Biobased Research
PublisherWageningen UR Food & Biobased Research
No.1548

Keywords

  • hydroponics
  • food security
  • postharvest losses
  • international cooperation
  • pilot projects
  • cost benefit analysis
  • egypt
  • food supply

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