Parliament demands time frame for drip irrigation transformation, irrigation minister farmland production increased, water consumption reduced

Mon, 25 Jan 2021 - 11:45 GMT

The House of Representatives demanded direct subsidies for farmers to transform from flood to drip irrigation while the minister of water resources was listing his work on Monday.

Egypt’s Sisi directs government to accelerate implementation of canal lining project

Mon, 11 Jan 2021 - 10:31 GMT

In April 2020, President Sisi issued a decision to establish canals lining across the country in 2 years instead of 10. The lining project is estimated to save 5 billion cubic meters in seepage losses.

Egypt's FM, irrigation min. to take part in new negotiations round on Ethiopian Dam

Sun, 03 Jan 2021 - 10:23 GMT

The talks among the three states are mediated by the African Union (AU).

Egypt's Irrigation Ministry overviews hundreds of joint water projects accomplished in fellow African states

Mon, 28 Dec 2020 - 12:05 GMT

Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Abdel Aty held Sunday a meeting with the ministry's senior officials.

Egypt's irrigation ministry invites tenders to build New Deirut Barrages

Thu, 10 Dec 2020 - 02:07 GMT

The project is funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) with $57 billion.

Smart Farming: Egyptian farmers can irrigate fields while they at home

Fri, 04 Dec 2020 - 07:54 GMT

The new trend of smart farming aims at creating a digital database and services that collect accurate data about the soil and the crops to ensure high productivity and good quality.

In pics: Large project underway in Luxor to protect residents from torrential rain damages

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 02:24 GMT

A new national project is being built to protect residents of mountainous areas in Luxor from the severe damage caused by the winter season.

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.

Joint higher committee of agriculture, irrigation ministries discuss modernizing, upgrading irrigation systems

Thu, 05 Nov 2020 - 03:03 GMT

They agreed on forming joint committees of officials and specialists from both ministries to follow up the Egyptian farms in Africa.

Irrigation min. asserts importance of abiding by preventive measures against coronavirus during CWW

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 - 01:26 GMT

This came on Thursday during the final preparations for the activities of Cairo Water Week due on October 18-24 and which is held under the auspices of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi.

Egyptian water resources minister heads to South Sudan to discuss joint projects with counterpart

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 - 10:15 GMT

The official visit is held upon the invitation of the South Sudanese counterpart Manawa Peter Gatkuoth.

Egypt to complete 19 desalination plants within 18 months

Sat, 22 Aug 2020 - 02:00 GMT

The projects are constructed within a strategy to increase Egypt's water resources, and secure water for irrigation.

PM follows up on developmental projects in north, middle Sinai including Bahr Al Baqar plant

Sun, 16 Aug 2020 - 05:09 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli met on Sunday with a number of ministers to follow up on the developmental projects that are underway in north and middle Sinai.

Egypt to introduce artificial intelligence in irrigation water management

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 12:51 GMT

The Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation and the Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology signed a cooperation protocol.

President Sisi holds meeting on agricultural projects, Sinai development

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 05:13 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi held a meeting Wednesday with ministers of agriculture and military production.

President Sisi inaugurates Sphinx, New Administrative Capital airports

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 10:33 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi inaugurated on June 29, 2020 Sphinx Airport on Cairo-Alex Road and the New Administrative Capital airport via video-conference.

Irrigation, agriculture ministries coordinate for applying new irrigation system

Tue, 23 Jun 2020 - 01:10 GMT

The two ministers also discussed the priorities for implementing a mechanism for land reclamation under the new system.

Egyptian irrigation minister’s isolation ends Monday after contacting infected governor

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 - 02:28 GMT

Minister Abdel Ati was required to isolate himself and adhere to all medical precautions.

Canal lining project saving Egypt 5 bn cubic meters of water per annum launches

Tue, 28 Apr 2020 - 01:29 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi instructed the establishment of canals lining across the country in two years instead of 10.

Egypt upgrades irrigation system over more than 7K feddans

Sat, 11 Apr 2020 - 02:09 GMT

The projects aim at changing the surface irrigation systems into the drip irrigation system, using solar energy to rationalize water consumption.