Irrigation

Egypt introduces subsurface drainage systems across 6M feddans

Wed, 10 Jan 2024 - 03:17 GMT

Others had been renovated across 2.3 million feddans.

Egyptian president follows up on measures taken to increase agricultural lands' productivity

Mon, 20 Nov 2023 - 03:35 GMT

There has been an increase in the yields of lands cultivated with wheat and corn.

Egypt builds 28 solar-powered underground water pumping stations in South Sudan

Mon, 30 Oct 2023 - 07:35 GMT

That is in addition to four rainwater harvesting dams.

Egypt implements hundreds of projects to protect Sinai from flash floods

Mon, 30 Oct 2023 - 07:04 GMT

In 2014, the Egyptian government launched a series of projects aimed at protecting Sinai from flash floods.

Egypt's Irrigation minister arrives in Nairobi to partake in ACS 2023

Mon, 04 Sep 2023 - 12:14 GMT

He added that the summit aims at crystallizing a unified African vision for dealing with climate issue to be floated at the UN Climate Summit (COP28), due to be held in UAE in November.

Irrigation min. reviews progress of projects implemented by Egypt in S.Sudan

Wed, 02 Aug 2023 - 02:04 GMT

The minister added that Egypt had implemented a number of development projects in South Sudan including the establishment of groundwater stations to provide drinking water for citizens.

Egypt's irrigation minister highlights measures taken to fight water poverty

Sun, 23 Jul 2023 - 03:17 GMT

Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Hani Sweilam noted in a TV interview Saturday that the water poverty line is 1,000 cubic meters per capita per annum and that the figure in Egypt is half that quantity.

Egypt takes steps to mend irrigation problems in Siwa oasis

Mon, 10 Jul 2023 - 11:32 GMT

The Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources released Monday a report on measures taken to resolve problems that have lasted for 30 years.

Egypt’s Irrigation minister: Cleaning up old Dairut Barrages, installing iron gates to prevent water pollution

Sun, 02 Apr 2023 - 12:14 GMT

The project also includes the establishment of seven barrages with a system to manage and follow up water distribution in 45 areas covered by the project, the minister added.​

Egypt adds 1 million feddan of agricultural lands over past 8 years

Thu, 16 Mar 2023 - 11:51 GMT

Egypt has added one million feddan of agricultural lands over the past 8 years, and for the first time in the country's agricultural history, it has used on the contractual farming approach.

In figures: What did Haya Karima achieve so far in Upper Egypt?

Mon, 20 Feb 2023 - 03:15 GMT

The inititaive's projects covered more than 4,500 villages during its first phase, with a total of 175 centers in 20 governorates.

Egyptian Irrigation Minister heads to Kenya to discuss joint cooperation

Mon, 20 Feb 2023 - 12:09 GMT

Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Hani Sweilam headed Monday to Kenya in a two-day visit to hold talks on bolstering joint cooperation in the sector.

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.

Know more about 1st sugar cane field to use modern irrigation methods in Qena

Sat, 21 Jan 2023 - 12:50 GMT

The experiment succeeded, under the supervision of the Directorate of Agriculture in Qena and the competent authorities, and proved its effectiveness compared to submersion cultivation in other crops.

Egypt offers 200K feddans irrigated by Lake Toshki-Paris water to investors

Sun, 15 Jan 2023 - 01:22 GMT

Further, the municipal authority is currently paving a dust road to the lake, extending on 60 kilometers.

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 invests LE106M in irrigation works in Africa in 2022

Thu, 29 Dec 2022 - 03:23 GMT

Egypt also delivered training to African human resources.

Egypt suffers from water scarcity, aims to make up for shortage through wastewater treatment: minister

Wed, 28 Dec 2022 - 03:10 GMT

The minister made the statements in a meeting with senators.

Egyptian ministry reveals progress rate of '100 Million Trees' initiative

Wed, 28 Dec 2022 - 02:20 GMT

The initiaitive is planned to be completed over seven years.

Know more about 10 prohibitions in Egypt's new irrigation law

Wed, 14 Dec 2022 - 10:12 GMT

Egypt's new water resources and irrigation law includes 10 prohibitions that are forbidden to be carried out, with the aim of preserving water resources in light of their limitations.

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