Water Resources

Egypt completes lining of over 6.6K kilometers of canals

Sun, 12 Feb 2023 - 01:09 GMT

Tenders would be invited soon for lining 1,664 others.

Ministers of intl. cooperation, irrigation hold meeting on 'NWFE' projects, ongoing portfolio of water sector

Thu, 12 Jan 2023 - 02:30 GMT

The ongoing portfolio of development cooperation for projects affiliated with the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation amounts to $668 million.

Egypt, Netherlands talk cooperation in field of water ahead of COP27

Mon, 04 Jul 2022 - 10:21 GMT

There is a long-standing cooperation between Egypt and the Netherlands in the field of water, dating back 46 years, since the establishment of the Egyptian-Dutch Consultative Council for Water Management in 1976.

Discussed: What prohibitions set in Egypt’s irrigation law to protec water resources

Sat, 04 Jun 2022 - 11:25 GMT

Approved by the parliament in 2021, Egypt’s new water resources and irrigation law sets a number of prohibitions for the protection of water.

Egypt, Netherlands to begin cooperation program in 10 fields of water resources

Tue, 10 May 2022 - 02:13 GMT

The Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources, and the Dutch ambassador signed Monday evening a cooperation program in 10 sectors of water resources.

Egypt may double financial allocations for national water plan: Irrigation Minister

Sat, 02 Apr 2022 - 01:15 GMT

Water scarcity, which is exacerbated by climate change, is one of the main causes of migration and population displacement in many parts, said the Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation.

Date of 4th edition of Cairo Water Week announced

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 - 01:20 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli convened Wednesday with Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Abdel Aty to discuss preparations.

Dutch delegation visits Egypt to discuss potential joint projects

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 - 01:47 GMT

Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Abdel Aty received Monday a number of Dutch consultants to confer over a potential cooperation program.

'We won't settle until legal binding agreement is reached on Ethiopian Dam': Sudanese irrigation official

Sun, 11 Jul 2021 - 03:28 GMT

The official added that the water resources issue is influenced by the political stances of regional and international players.

Information provided by Ethiopia on Renaissance Dam worthless: Sudanese Irrigation minister

Thu, 08 Jul 2021 - 02:21 GMT

That was in a message by Sudanese Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Yasser Abbas to his Ethiopian counterpart Wednesday.

Egypt's irrigation ministry displays updates on 'canal lining project'

Thu, 11 Mar 2021 - 11:24 GMT

The target for the first phase ending in 2022 and worth LE18 billion is lining 7,000 kilometers of canals.

Egypt's planning ministry releases 'Citizen Investment Plan' of Kafr El-Sheikh in FY2020/21

Mon, 22 Feb 2021 - 10:08 GMT

LE 3.2 billion is the value of public investments directed to Kafr El-Sheikh Governorate in the 20/2021 plan, an increase of 23% over the 2019/2020 plan, Planning Minister says.

Egypt’s Ministry of Water Resources, Irrigation braces for floods

Sun, 22 Nov 2020 - 09:46 GMT

He added that the ministry and its branches will work around the clock to ensure the performance and efficiency of the stations, and to carry out the necessary maintenance.

Egypt, Singapore probe cooperation on water issues

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 - 11:38 GMT

Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel Aati held talks on Wednesday with Ambassador of Singapore to Egypt Dominic Goh on means to foster mutual cooperation in the field of water resources.

Water minister discusses Ethiopia’s dam issue in Budapest

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 - 02:19 GMT

The Minister reviewed Egypt’s proposal concerning the dam’s operation and filling its reservoir during the periods of drought in a way that causes no harm to Ethiopia and two other downstream countries [Egypt and Sudan], the statement continued.

FAO may participate in 2nd edition of Cairo Water Week

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 - 03:04 GMT

The Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources is negotiating with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) for the latter to take part in Cairo Water Week.

LE 30B directed to water resources over 4 years: Min.

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 - 01:15 GMT

The minister also added the short term plan of the ministry for water resources will cost LE 40 billion.

Gov't investments for water resources reach LE5.2b in 2017/18

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 - 08:31 GMT

The Suez Canal Region gets the highest percentage of the total investments, with 23.7 percent of the total investments.

Sisi, Ismail discuss flood season preparation

Sun, 01 Oct 2017 - 07:23 GMT

Sisi meets Prime Minister and Water Resources Minister to discuss Preparations for flood season

Cabinet approves bill on water resources, irrigation

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 - 04:03 GMT

The cabinet approved on Wednesday a bill on water resources and irrigation.