Newly-appointed Egyptian irrigation minister suggests developing drought-resistant crops

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 02:17 GMT

The newly-appointed minister of irrigation and water resources, Hani Sweilam, held Monday a meeting with senior officials at the ministry to discuss under-progress and future plans.

Egypt targets reclaiming nearly 2.2 M new acres of agricultural land: Minister

Sat, 21 May 2022 - 10:19 GMT

The Egyptian government is keen to increase the cultivation of strategic crops, said Minister of Agriculture El Sayyed Al Qusseir.

Egyptian president follows up on experimental cultivation of short-staple cotton on reclaimed lands

Sun, 03 Apr 2022 - 02:23 GMT

The experience took place in New Valley's Sharq Al Owaynat.

Egyptian governor reveals surface area of cultivated land in South Sinai's desert

Wed, 15 Dec 2021 - 12:19 GMT

Governor of South Sinai Khaled Fouda indicated Wednesday the total area of cultivated land in the desert governorate.

Implementation of irrigation network infrastructure in Egypt's New Delta begins

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 - 01:13 GMT

The project spans over 2.2 million feddans (one feddan equals 4,500 square meters).

Egypt’s Sisi allocates state-owned land for reclamation, cultivation

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 - 09:46 GMT

The decision, which was published on Thursday's official gazette al-Waqā’i‘ al-Miṣriyyah, will come into force on Friday.

Mubarak’s Finance Minister Boutros Ghai acquitted of corruption charges

Mon, 26 Apr 2021 - 07:25 GMT

On April 23, 2013, Ghali was sentenced in absentia to 25 years in prison.

Egypt’s Sisi directs government to increase agricultural plots in central, northern Sinai

Mon, 26 Apr 2021 - 06:45 GMT

“The President also directed that the latest equipment and machinery be provided to reclaim the targeted lands in Sinai.

Agriculture Min., EAEA delegation discuss prospects of cooperation

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 - 11:20 GMT

The Agriculture Minister said that there are a large number of peaceful applications and uses of the atomic energy, especially in the agricultural field.

Mega projects: a point of focus under Sisi rule

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 - 08:00 GMT

Sisi launched a number of national projects of which some has started operating, while the others are underway.