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.

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.

Egypt has 146 wastewater treatment plants, 2 to be added

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 02:50 GMT

The daily capacity of a prospective plant is equal to that of the existing ones combined.

Egypt does not get lion share of Nile Water: irrigation minister refuting Ethiopian claims

Sun, 28 Mar 2021 - 12:10 GMT

Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Abdel Aty stated in a TV interview Saturday that Egypt does not acquire the lion share of Nile River water as propagated by Ethiopia.

Egypt does not get lion share of Nile Water: irrigation minister refuting Ethiopian claims

Sun, 28 Mar 2021 - 12:09 GMT

Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Abdel Aty stated in a TV interview Saturday that Egypt does not acquire the lion share of Nile River water as propagated by Ethiopia.

Egypt finances irrigation, agriculture by $100M in 2020

Tue, 16 Mar 2021 - 04:39 GMT

Al-Mashat also pointed out Egypt’s efforts in implementing its food security strategy; as food security has become an urgent task due to the pandemic that drew the world’s attention to its importance at times of crises; reemphasizing the necessity of prior preparations to provide the basic needs for all citizens.

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.

High-level ministerial meetings held to deliberate over proposed investment plan for FY2021/22

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 - 01:30 GMT

Topics included university information infrastructure, smart spaces, and the national project for canals rehabilitation among others.

PM: Egypt spends hundreds of billions of pounds to preserve each drop of water

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 - 07:01 GMT

As the quantity of water available in Egypt has seen no change for nearly 50 years despite a rapid population increase by no less than 40 million.

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.

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