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.

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.

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