To assess the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on farmers in Egypt, the largest recipient of IFAD financing assistance in the Middle East, Egypt Today has interviewed IFAD Country Program Manager for Egypt Mohamed Elghazaly.
It has been agreed that at least half of the funding received will support rural development projects in sub-Saharan Africa, and more than a quarter will be channelled to countries facing conflict or other fragile situations.
In terms of eradicating poverty and hunger to millions of people under his leadership, IFAD will double its efforts to ensure 40 million people per year increase their incomes by at least 20 percent by 2030, which is double what IFAD currently achieves.
The government was on two minds regarding the best place for the new city: the new administrative capital and Obour City.
The form went viral on social media and was criticized by the majority of users.
The EU and the Egyptian Ministry of Water Resources are discussing a new project titled “EU for Water”, where the EU contributed by a grant of €20 million.
The ways of finding more solution to this vital sector were tackled during the second European Union (EU), Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Egypt Water Governance and Business Forum on Monday in Cairo, on the sidelines of the third edition of the Cairo Water Week (CWW).
The one-day forum also aims at serving as an “technical follow up” to enhance cooperation with the Egyptian Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation.
“Egypt has strived, since the signing of the Declaration of Principles on 23rd of March 2015 in Khartoum, to reach an integrated agreement on the dam filling and operation, taking into account the concerns of the three countries. However, the Intransigent Ethiopian stances prevented this," said Abdel-Atti.
In light of the long-running Renaissance Dam negotiations, Egyptian farmers speak up about their fears for their livelihoods; and officials discuss the project’s enormous threats.
Many owners already built extended family houses and villas, while others made demarcation of plots of lands with stones in preparation for constructions.
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Egypt's Dar al-Iftaa calls on international parliaments and governments to urgently pass laws criminalizing abuse to religious symbols and sanctities.
The three technical and legal committees of every country did not reach consensus on the points of contention regarding the operation of the dam the filling process of the reservoir.
The Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources contracted with the Center of Studies and Designs for Water Projects (C.W.P.) to study Egypt’s aquifers in order to achieve sustainability in withdrawing water from underground water wells.
Most Egyptian papyri purchased by foreign antiquity dealers discuss science and medicine, while Egypt keeps most religious papyri and manuscripts.
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly ordered the concerned ministries to install water-saving tap devices in all housing units.
Egypt referred this issue to the UN to avoid any escalation that could be caused by unilateral actions, said Sameh Shoukry at the UNSC meeting on the GERD.
The IFAD estimated that the global remittances to developing countries could fall by US$110 billion in 2020 as a result of the outbreak of COVID-19.
The newly-allocated money aims at enhancing the state’s food security and rationalizing the food imports, amid the crisis of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic.