President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi inaugurates the first stage of the 100,000 acres of greenhouses project in Matrouh on Feb. 8, 2018
CAIRO - 8 February 2018: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi on Thursday arrived at Mohamed Naguib military base in el-Hamam area of Alexandria’s North Coast to inaugurate the first phase of a project to establish greenhouses on an area of 100,000 feddans.
Upon his arrival, Sisi was received by Prime Minister Sherif Ismail and a number of ministers and senior officials.
The project aims at developing economy by increasing the production of planted crops and the exploited area across the nation. Greenhouses consume about 70 percent water less than these used in traditional agriculture areas, it also produces high quality agricultural crops out of season.
The greenhouse’s structure made of walls and transparent roof enables plants to grow in regulated climatic conditions, and provides a different weather than the outer environment.