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Egypt Government Considers Garbage For Food Programme

In a move that could change the lives of millions, Egypt's Domestic Trade and Food Supply minister has announced the consideration of a revolutionary new scheme.

Egypt has a lot of problems but arguably none more pressing than its hungry masses and its deteriorating environment. Looking to hit two birds with one stone is the Domestic Trade and Food Supply Minister Khaled Hanafy, who is considering a trash for food programme.

Talking with Al-Masry Al-Youm, Hanafy explains that the ministry, in coordination with the Environment Ministry and other authorities are currently exploring a programme that will give citizens free goods by adding financial return on the newly-introduced smart subsidies cards in exchange for collected garbage.

As it stands, very few details have been disclosed, however the ministry suggests that more details about this potentially life changing programme will be declared within two months.