Just announced! Pre-retreat trip

Greening the Desert:
A visit to Sekem’s Wahat Desert Farm

  • To get a deeper understanding and see more of Sekem’s work we now offer the opportunity to join a pre-retreat visit to Sekem’s inspiring Wahat Desert Farm and experience in person what it means to re-green the desert. More info here.
  • Once you have registered for the Sekem Retreat there are no extra costs involved to join this pre-retreat journey.
  • IMPORTANT: You must arrive to Sekem by on Monday Oct. 31st to be able to join the early morning departure on Nov 1st to the Wahat Desert Farm. 
  • Please be aware the journey to the farm is a 5-hour bus drive from Sekem’s farm near Caïro.
  • After a tour on November 1st at the Wahat desert farm, we’ll enjoy dinner, a bonfire and stay overnight at this unique white desert. The next morning we’ll drive back to arrive in the late afternoon back at Sekem.

How do I join the pre-retreat trip?

  • Simply check the box when you register for the retreat on this site.
  • Limited spaces are available; we will indicate a waitlist when full.
  • If you have already registered before October 13, please email us at welcome@futureeconomy.forum to declare your intent to join.
  • Please arrive to Sekem by the evening of Monday Oct 31st in order to join shared transport for this trip.

Retreat Day 1 - Nov 2nd Wednesday


Welcome Evening at the SEKEM Guesthouse Garden



Opening speech and Welcome to SEKEM by Helmy Abouleish

Dinner with open buffet of organic food from the SEKEM farm



Inquiry session with Walter Link

Arabic music & socializing