There is a guy there who opened a very nice eco-hotel/camp, and he started working with the Bedouins and international volunteers to provide better agriculture techniques to them, help eradicate illiteracy among the boys and girls, teach them about the environment..etc. A few years ago, he was able to start bringing some of their produce to Cairo, but it takes a lot of funds to transport them and to market them. This guy is working alone and with his own funds, coupled with the help of his volunteers. This is why I am hoping to be able to contact Fair Trade to help with the funding and know-how. (or maybe look for other sources of funding)
Also, there is a professor at Helwan University who managed with the help of the Germans to register all the plants and herbs in this area and
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