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Can coffee be grown in Egypt?

Decades of experiments have proven that coffee crops can be grown on Egyptian soil.
A worker prepares an order at a cafe after authorities relaxed the coronavirus lockdown measures, Cairo, Egypt, June 27, 2020.

CAIRO — Following multiple experiments since the 1980s to localize coffee cultivation, it has been shown that coffee crops can grow in Egyptian lands. 

Adel Abu al-Saud, head of the Horticultural Research Institute, which is affiliated with Egypt’s Ministry of Agriculture, said in a TV interview Oct. 2 that the experiments carried out by his center have proven that coffee beans can be grown in the country's climate.

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