40 Years of Vitalizing the Desert

“Crazy!” That was how people called Dr. Ibrahim Abouleish, when he first declared his vision of greening the desert and building a sustainable community in Egypt. The SEKEM founder started …

SDG 2: Reshaping Agriculture

Sustainable human development – that is the vision that made Dr. Ibrahim Abouleish dig the first well in the vast desert land. Since 1977, Dr. Ibrahim Abouleish tackles desertification by …

A Dangerous Game with the Environment

A Dangerous Game with the Environment

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) are even 20 years after the commercial launch a controversial issue. The plants’ seeds are modified by genetic engineering in order to promote their beneficial properties, …