New Nile Co (1977; Huston, Alexandria Egypt; newnileco.com)
This foundation has engaged in many years of research and implementation of seawater agriculture and aquaculture technologies. Seawater represents 97% of the world’s water supply – a virtually unlimited resource. They invest in desert greening with seawater agriculture and encourage mangroves and other halophytes for carbon sequestration.
- Integrated Seawater Agriculture System – allows the production of mass volumes of biofuels and food, without using freshwater, chemical fertilizers or a single hectare of arable land.
- Red Sea Project – combining Egypt’s abundant resources of desert land, untreated seawater and labor to address many of these national and global challenges
- Seawater Farms Bahia Kino (SFBK) introduces a new technology of integrated aquaculture, agriculture and forestry activity utilizing seawater effluent from existing shrimp farms on the coast of the Gulf of California to irrigate salt-tolerant crops and produce additional products for feeding both people and farm animals.
Leadership: Carl Hodges (Founder)