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.
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.
The talks among the three states are mediated by the African Union (AU).
Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Abdel Aty held Sunday a meeting with the ministry's senior officials.
The project is funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) with $57 billion.
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.
A new national project is being built to protect residents of mountainous areas in Luxor from the severe damage caused by the winter season.
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.
They agreed on forming joint committees of officials and specialists from both ministries to follow up the Egyptian farms in Africa.
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.
The official visit is held upon the invitation of the South Sudanese counterpart Manawa Peter Gatkuoth.
The projects are constructed within a strategy to increase Egypt's water resources, and secure water for irrigation.
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.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation and the Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology signed a cooperation protocol.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi held a meeting Wednesday with ministers of agriculture and military production.
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.
The two ministers also discussed the priorities for implementing a mechanism for land reclamation under the new system.
Minister Abdel Ati was required to isolate himself and adhere to all medical precautions.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi instructed the establishment of canals lining across the country in two years instead of 10.
The projects aim at changing the surface irrigation systems into the drip irrigation system, using solar energy to rationalize water consumption.