September 21, 2021

In the Green Mind

New ideas and connections were shaped as Egyptian pioneers in sustainable development joined up for the first part of DEDI Green Gate project. Two upcoming workshops will bring them together with Danish counterparts.
October 19, 2021
The DEDI Green Gate workshop in Cairo is the first of two international workshops. Photo: Rowan El Shimi // DEDI

A Sustainable Collaboration

DEDI Green Gate’s first international workshop kicked off with visits to an organic farm and local grassroots movements, with the participants eager to meet again in Denmark for the second workshop of the program.
November 28, 2021
DEDI Green Gate network is about exchanging professional and personal experiences engaging in sustainability and a greener world.

Greening Cairo

We invite you to experience a week of laughs, discussions, new friendships, and sustainable solutions, through this guided photo tour from DEDI Green Gate workshop last month.
December 17, 2021
The participants enjoyed a full day visiting the organisation Very Nile at Qursaya Island. Here they explored the process behind Very Nile's up cycling projects and discussed urban sustainability. Photo: Rowan El Shimi // DEDI

Green networks

After attending the two international workshops of DEDI Green Gate project, Danish Tamar Bashary and Egyptian Manar Ramadan have no doubts when it comes to their new friendships being uniqe.
June 6, 2022
Green Gate 2021

Reshaping the fashion industry

The way we understand fashion is changing. Fashion is no longer just about looking good, it is about being environmentally and ethically aware of how the clothes are being manufactured, where they are coming from, and what impact a piece of clothing has on our environment.
June 29, 2022
Green Gate 2022

Greening the Fashion Industry

Green entrepreneurship and innovation in the field of fashion are on top of the agenda of DEDI Green Gate 2022. We had the privilege of receiving almost 100 applications and after many a difficult choice, we shared the good news of them being selected with 23 amazing young people.
September 13, 2022
DEDI Green GATE 2022

Wearing green

How can we reduce the massive carbon footprints of the fashion industry? During the first workshop of DEDI Green Gate 2022 held in August, the 22 participants were looking for answers to this question and sharing experiences and knowledge.
September 19, 2022
Youssef Anwar and Anna Poulsen are working on developing sustainable footwear and exchanged valuable knowhow during DEDI Green Gate workshop in Copenhagen in August.

Sustainable walks

Producing sustainable footwear is a complicated process. Given the environmental impact of a global production of 20 billion pairs of shoes yearly, the stakes are high. When teaming up during DEDI Green Gate Workshop, the two footwear designers, Youssef Anwar and Anna Poulsen, gained valuable knowhow.
September 25, 2022

Social fabrics

People, planet and profit are at stake as 97 pct. of all fast fashion garments are made in developing countries. One answer is slow fashion and social responsibility, Norhan El Sakkout, Lone Munk, and Jeannette Loua would agree.
December 7, 2022
DEDI Green Gate participants make their own upcycled products using traditional Egyptian tentmakers quilting technique during a workshop at the Egyptian Clothing Bank. (Photo: Rowan El Shimi // DEDI)

Boosting circular collaborations

The latest VR technologies, traditional quilt-making techniques and many visits to local sustainable fashion hubs inspire collaborations and inspire the 23 participants of DEDI Green Gate in Egypt.