Samar Samir

General Overview on Egypt’s Five-Point National Strategy for Climate Change 2050

Fri, 20 May 2022 - 02:25 GMT

The formulating of the strategy is based on a four-way approach; the Egyptian constitution when it comes to ensuring a clean and decent life for them, Egypt’s Sustainable Development Strategy 2030, SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats) analysis, and Integration of strategies and sectoral plans.

Egypt launches National Strategy for Climate Change 2050

Thu, 19 May 2022 - 11:51 GMT

The government has allocated a financial package to set a number of projects such as energy, transportation, agriculture, water, irrigation and carbon reduction in the petroleum sector at a cost of about $211 billion for mitigation and $113 billion for adaptation to programs until 2050.

Egypt, EIB discuss National Climate Change Strategy 2050, COP 27 agenda

Thu, 19 May 2022 - 12:20 GMT

In a meeting with Vice-President of the European Investment Bank (EIB) Ambroise Fayolle, Fouad discussed the national strategy for climate change, which included a number of projects such as a 10-billion-dollar project that aims at producing 10 gigawatts of renewable energy through transferring thermal power plants to renewable energy-operated ones.

Egypt, Okeanos sign deal to manufacture plastics made from stones

Sun, 15 May 2022 - 10:31 GMT

As per the new deal, “Okeanos Egypt” project aims at producing plastic based on calcium-carbonate (limestone) technology with an addition to a very small percentage of raw plastic (polypropylene [PP] or polyethylene).

Food Security: How did Egypt achieve self-sufficiency in vegetables, fruits?

Sun, 15 May 2022 - 08:01 GMT

The main objective of applying the agriculture strategy by horizontal and vertical expansion is to achieve food security.

House of Representatives approves agreement on Sustainable Transformation for Agricultural Resilience in Upper Egypt

Sun, 08 May 2022 - 10:34 GMT

The agreement aims to improve the living standards of Upper Egyptians in Minya, Assiut, and Sohag. It supports them to face water scarcity and climate change impacts in the future.

Egypt’s parliament considers bill regulating food waste

Tue, 03 May 2022 - 11:35 GMT

A study prepared by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) showed that about 50 percent of vegetables and fruits, 40 percent of fish, 30 percent of milk and wheat are wasted annually in Egypt.

Arab Ministerial Committee for the International Action denounces ongoing Israeli attacks on Aqsa Mosque worshippers, affirms Hashemite guardianship of its holy sites

Thu, 21 Apr 2022 - 01:19 GMT

“Israeli attacks and violations in Al-Aqsa Mosque represent a blatant provocation to the feelings of Muslims everywhere; they undermine freedoms of worship, incite violence, and threaten security and stability in the region and the whole world,” the committee said in the statement.

Egypt’s stock of wheat enough for 2.6 months: Cabinet

Mon, 04 Apr 2022 - 07:45 GMT

The Prime Minister announced that the government has allocated EGP 1.1 billion to the Supply Commodities Authority and the Agricultural Bank of Egypt for purchasing the local wheat from the farmers.

Egypt considers planting genetically-modified seeds due to high prices of grain: Lawmaker

Sun, 03 Apr 2022 - 02:18 GMT

Egypt prohibits importing and planting GMO seeds, but allows imports of GM-produced soybeans and maize that have been approved from the country of origin, especially from the United States.

Egyptian Suez Canal slightly affected by Russian-Ukrainian conflict

Tue, 29 Mar 2022 - 04:45 GMT

Rabie’s speech was given during a celebration held by the SCA to mark the first anniversary of refloating the Panama-flagged ship Ever Given, which had run aground in March 2021 at the southern entrance of the shipping channel.

President Sisi to Ukrainian President: Egypt supports negotiation endeavors to defuse crisis

Thu, 24 Mar 2022 - 07:46 GMT

Zelenskyy thanked President Sisi for hosting Ukrainian tourists in Egypt’s tourist resorts and providing them with all means of assistance since the outbreak of the crisis.

‘Win a Free bike: Egyptian Ministry of Environment’s competition to raise awareness of climate change

Mon, 07 Mar 2022 - 06:34 GMT

"The competition includes a set of questions related to the protection and development of the environment and diseases resulting from air pollution, especially allergic diseases," said Mohamed Mostafa, the head of the planning, training, and awareness section at the Ministry of Environment in an interview with Egypt Today on Sunday.

Egypt, GCF discuss funds for more climate projects

Sun, 06 Mar 2022 - 04:23 GMT

Glemarec pointed out that the fund is working with the government of Egypt on strengthening the climate finance architecture for the country. “We are extremely satisfied with the cooperation with Egypt and we look very much forward to future cooperation,” he said.

In detail, South Korean President Moon visits Egypt for 1st time in his presidency on January 19-20

Sun, 16 Jan 2022 - 02:05 GMT

South Korea would give Egypt a one-billion-dollar soft loan to Egypt in various projects,” the ambassador said.

Egypt’s Sisi announces 5-point strategy, ‘Differently-Abled Fund' for people with disabilities

Sun, 05 Dec 2021 - 05:47 GMT

" I would also like to express my pleasure to be here and meet with you, today, wishing you all success,” President Sisi concluded his speech.

Vienna: Post-Covid tourist destination where breezy mood be found

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 - 02:19 GMT

To be breezy and enjoy your time and youth after more than a two-year restriction on global aviation, Vienna is a good choice.

Sisi inaugurates new housing units, addresses issues of Egypt's overpopulation, encroachment on agricultural lands

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 - 02:58 GMT

"The absence or inaccuracy of digitizing made us unable to see well. This led to the stability of an inaccurate reality and an absence of eradicating corruption," said President Sisi.

On World Cotton Day, Egypt says production increases by 30% this year

Thu, 07 Oct 2021 - 09:55 GMT

Egypt increased the cultivated area this year to reach 236,000 feddans. It is the same harvested area in 2019.

President Sisi announces 2022 a year of civil society, says 2011 Revolution a 'death certificate' for Egypt

Sat, 11 Sep 2021 - 06:47 GMT

At the launch of Egypt’s 1st national human rights strategy on Saturday, President Abdel Fattah El Sisi announced that 2022 is a year of civil society.