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2001

Green Food from Green Roofs in Urban and Peri-urban Environments (Egypt)

Egypte

Titre : Green Food from Green Roofs in Urban and Peri-urban Environments (Egypt)

Pays : Egypte

Code du projet : TCP/EGY/0166

Durée : 2001 – 2003

Présentation
Active technical support in the different fields of crop production and protection has been provided which has laid down a solid foundation for a new pattern of agricultural development based on the introduction of new farming systems and new technology packages of intensification, diversification and modern irrigation technologies., development of highly productive hybrids for the planted species in the country, IPM technology and environment friendly agronomic practices ; improvement of the agricultural production potentials for vegetable production with new techniques (soilless culture and protected cultivation), and the concept of Green Food from Green Roofs in Urban and Peri-urban Environments has been introduced into Egypt

Objectives : The development objective was to increase the availability of .high quality fresh vegetables for the urban population of major cities in Egypt The immediate objective was to develop and demonstrate simple rooftop microgarden systems for vegetable production in four pilot sites

Outputs : The project has demonstrated roof cultivation concept in Egypt and Public awareness was raised. A range of vegetable crops was cultivated in different systems and substrates during the winter and summer seasons. Training, integrated production and protection (IPP) cards, a video, guideline book were provided or produced, published and .disseminated and a website was developed under the project

Budget : $228 980

Coopération FAO-Egypte

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