Greening Egypt’s capital with rooftop gardens
15 December 2019 | 6:48 am
In Cairo, green spaces are a rare luxury. That's what inspired urban farming startup Schaduf to help poor Egyptians clean up roofs and create gardens, thereby greening the city and improving their quality of life.
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