Irrigation

Egypt introduces drip irrigation in 1M feddans as part of bigger target

Wed, 29 Dec 2021 - 11:56 GMT

Modernizing irrigation systems is part of a larger plan to save water.

Upper Egypt gets a revamp with special care to human development

Sun, 26 Dec 2021 - 06:00 GMT

Upper Egyptian governorates, from the North to the South, are Fayoum, Beni Suef, Menya, Asyut, Sohag, Qena, Luxor, and Aswan.

Egypt dug 75 underground water wells, 7 dams in Uganda: Minister

Sat, 11 Dec 2021 - 12:00 GMT

The Minister said that the depth of a well ranges between 20 and 30 meters and it serves about 100 families (about 800 individuals) in one area.

Egypt’s irrigation in 2021: et highlights achievements to reduce water deficit gap, adapt to climate change

Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 02:27 GMT

Such development is expected to reflect positively on farmers in the first place, as part of the objectives of the National Water Resources Plan until 2037.

CBE launches $3.5-bilion initiative for using modern and smart irrigation methods

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 - 11:28 GMT

The benefited farmers shall pay the cost of switching to modern irrigation systems in interest-free installments over 10 years.

EU one of most important development partners of Egypt: Irrigation Min.

Tue, 26 Oct 2021 - 01:18 GMT

Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel Aati on Tuesday said that the European Union (EU) is one of the most important development partners of Egypt.

Modern irrigation systems introduced in 1M feddans in Egypt

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 - 02:10 GMT

Ghanem added that the ministry targets accomplishing modern irrigation systems in four million feddans in three years at a budget of LE40 billion ($250 million).

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).

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.

Building of plants producing sugarcane seedlings begins in Egypt

Sun, 26 Sep 2021 - 11:24 GMT

The seedlings will be grown in greenhouses using smart irrigation systems.

Egypt's Irrigation minister reviews final preparations for CWW

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 - 12:04 GMT

Some researches will be presented at CWW4, slated for October 24-28 under the sponsorship of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi.

Egypt, South Sudan seek enhancement of bilateral relations in water, irrigation fields

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 - 11:13 GMT

Egypt also participated in establishing river berths to connect the main cities with villages of South Sudan by the river navigation

Egyptian, South Sudanese irrigation ministers discuss matters of mutual interest

Sun, 18 Jul 2021 - 11:18 GMT

Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Abdel Aty discussed Sunday with his South Sudanese counterpart Manao Peter, who is paying Cairo a visit, matters of mutual interest and bilateral cooperation.

'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 to introduce modern irrigation in 3.7M feddans of old land over 3 years

Tue, 08 Jun 2021 - 01:23 GMT

The initiative aims to eliminate surface irrigation.

Egypt, FAO discuss government’s mechanisms in facing water scarcity

Thu, 29 Apr 2021 - 03:13 GMT

The Minister invited the FAO to participate in the fourth Cairo Water Week, due on October 24-28.

1st phase of canals lining in Egypt to be over June 20, 2022

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 02:32 GMT

It is worth hundreds of billions of pounds and targets thousands of kilometers.

Egyptian statistics body issues figures on fresh water production in FY2019/2010

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 - 12:12 GMT

The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) released Monday data on fresh water produced in Egypt in FY2019/2020.

Soft loans offered to farmers in the form of smart irrigation devices to save water, increase yield

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 10:55 GMT

Soft loans are being offered to farmers to switch from flood to modern irrigation as part of protocols with national banks, head of the Irrigation Development Sector said Wednesday.

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