Agriculture

Egypt implements plan to introduce 60 new silos, expand existing ones

Sun, 22 May 2022 - 11:41 GMT

The company underscored that the new silos will be close to the production sites in order to reduce the costs of transport and fuel.

Egypt targets reclaiming nearly 2.2 M new acres of agricultural land: Minister

Sat, 21 May 2022 - 10:19 GMT

The Egyptian government is keen to increase the cultivation of strategic crops, said Minister of Agriculture El Sayyed Al Qusseir.

Egypt allocates 2.2M square meters of unexploited state-owned lands to public, private investment

Mon, 16 May 2022 - 02:32 GMT

Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Al Sayed al-Qusair made the statements Sunday.

Food Security: How did Egypt achieve self-sufficiency in vegetables, fruits?

Sun, 15 May 2022 - 08:01 GMT

The main objective of applying the agriculture strategy by horizontal and vertical expansion is to achieve food security.

Egypt’s Minister of Environment, German Special Envoy for International Climate Action discuss early warning system in agricultural field

Fri, 13 May 2022 - 04:44 GMT

Meanwhile, Faoud met with Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Almheiri, the UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, on the sidelines of the ministerial meeting, the Egyptian Ministry said on Friday in another statement.

FAO Egypt, Canadian mission discuss climate change, agriculture, food security files in Egypt

Mon, 09 May 2022 - 06:35 GMT

Both sides also discussed the impacts of climate change and the Ukrainian war on the agricultural and food security sectors in Egypt, FAO-Egypt on its official Twitter account on Sunday.

House of Representatives approves agreement on Sustainable Transformation for Agricultural Resilience in Upper Egypt

Sun, 08 May 2022 - 10:34 GMT

The agreement aims to improve the living standards of Upper Egyptians in Minya, Assiut, and Sohag. It supports them to face water scarcity and climate change impacts in the future.

Um al-Bared Dam: Latest bid to protect Central Sinai from torrential rains, reuse in agriculture

Sat, 30 Apr 2022 - 12:41 GMT

The Umm Al-Bared Dam is located in the village of Al-Tamd, with a length of 250 meters, a height of 7 meters, and a storage capacity of 3 million cubic meters of water.

Progress rate of canal lining, drip irrigation introduction in Egypt revealed

Wed, 27 Apr 2022 - 03:11 GMT

The ministry is carrying out measures taken to enhance the irrigation system, and coexistence with the negative impact of climate change.

What has Egypt done to place food security in heart of 2030 Vision?

Thu, 21 Apr 2022 - 03:33 GMT

Food security is in the heart of Egypt’s 2030 Vision as national security issue, and is working on expanding agricultural land, reduce import, and adapt to climate change, Minister of Agriculture Assayed al-Qasir said Thursday.

Egypt announces India as new wheat supplier

Fri, 15 Apr 2022 - 12:23 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Agriculture El Sayyed El Qusseir announced in a statement on Thursday that India has been recognized as a new country of origin for importing wheat within the framework of the state’s plan to open new sources of importing wheat as a strategic commodity.

Egypt, EU discuss agricultural, employment cooperation

Mon, 11 Apr 2022 - 02:40 GMT

The talks also tackled ways of overcoming the negative impact of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict on the global and Egyptian economy, including allocating 100 million euros by the EU to support Egypt in the field of food security.

Egypt plans to collaborate with American expertise in research pertinent to programming, other technology applications

Fri, 08 Apr 2022 - 12:38 GMT

The matter was discussed Thursday in a meeting comprising President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and officials.

Egyptian president follows up on experimental cultivation of short-staple cotton on reclaimed lands

Sun, 03 Apr 2022 - 02:23 GMT

The experience took place in New Valley's Sharq Al Owaynat.

Egypt’s agricultural exports hit $1.25 billion in first half of 2021/2022

Thu, 31 Mar 2022 - 03:53 GMT

The volume of Egyptian agricultural exports declined from September of 2021 till February 2022 to hit 1.843 million tons against 1.959 million tons during the corresponding period of 2020/2021 season.

Egypt, Zambia probe bilateral cooperation in agricultural field

Wed, 30 Mar 2022 - 01:45 GMT

Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation El Sayed El Quseir has discussed with Zambian Ambassador to Egypt Topply M Lubaya, along with his accompanying delegation, means of promoting agricultural cooperation between the two countries.

Egypt to complete canal carrying agricultural wastewater to Al Hammam's treatment plant in 1 year

Sun, 20 Mar 2022 - 12:52 GMT

The progress rate of the project has been detailed.

In 2 weeks: squatters cleared from thousands of state-owned lands in Egypt

Sun, 20 Mar 2022 - 11:10 GMT

Most of the encroachments were in the form of unlicensed buildings.

Egyptian president decides to set fixed price for unsubsidized bread

Tue, 15 Mar 2022 - 01:36 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi instructed the government Tuesday to set a fixed price for the unsubsidized loaf of bread putting an end to its random increase.

President Sisi pays greater attention to agriculture sector - Quseir

Mon, 14 Feb 2022 - 04:13 GMT

Quseir said it is important to encourage applied researches to help in facing climate change and its negative impacts on agriculture.

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