The Red Nile is a book of stories, gruesome, adventurous, humorous, fascinating stories. Stories of people who risked everything and lived their lives to the fullest. “One suspect, reviewing the history of the Red Nile, that history is not made by parliaments, committees, companies – it is made, rightly or wrongly, by determined individuals or small groups of determined individuals. ” They all wanted to tame the Nile.
The Sahara Forest Project was initially established in 2009by the biomimicry architect Michael Pawlyn, structural engineer Bill Watts, and the Norwegian environmental group the Bellona Foundation. Jordan’s King Abdullah II officially came on board at the beginning of 2011 and last month The Sahara Forest Project AS signed a cooperation agreement with Yara International ASA and the Qatar Fertiliser Company, Qafco. The Pilot Plant will be built just outside Doha, Qatar. The estimated cost is $5.3 million. Qafco and Yara International will provide the funding.