Agriculture

Egypt’s strategic stock of wheat sufficient for 6.6 months: minister

Mon, 12 Sep 2022 - 08:30 GMT

Egypt’s strategic stock of wheat is enough for 6.6 months, Moselhi said, noting that Egypt produces nearly 50% of its wheat needs.

Highlights: How Egypt developed cotton industry

Sat, 10 Sep 2022 - 05:43 GMT

Three new cotton varieties were developed and registered, while Giza 98 variety is underway, bringing the productivity from 8 to 10 quintals per feddan.

Sesame harvest: The golden crop witnesses rise in cultivation this year

Sat, 03 Sep 2022 - 09:53 GMT

The sesame harvest season began in the fields of Sharqia Governorate, amid great joy among farmers and their children, to harvest the golden product, which witnessed an unprecedented turnout from farmers than the previous years.

Egypt exports 350 agricultural products to around 150 countries annually

Wed, 31 Aug 2022 - 01:04 GMT

The spokesperson highlighted that the export season has already begun, and that the amount shipped so far is 4.5 million tons.

Egypt contemplates supplying 1.5M tons of local rice on ration cards

Wed, 31 Aug 2022 - 12:30 GMT

The harvest season of rice in Egypt begins in July.

To partially make up for wheat imports hit by Russia-Ukraine War: Egypt's gov. purchases 4.2M tons of local crop to produce subsidized bread

Wed, 31 Aug 2022 - 11:35 GMT

Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Ali al-Moselhy made the statement Wednesday.

Egypt targets to reclaim 3.5-4M feddans of lands in 3 years

Tue, 30 Aug 2022 - 04:46 GMT

Moussa noted that the water to be used in such reclamation endeavors is the outcome of projects implemented to achieve efficiency.

Egyptian cotton exports hit 60K tons at $380M in 2021

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 02:30 GMT

Egypt exports 90 percent of its produce annually with India being the top exporter followed by China and Bangladesh.

Egypt targets cultivation of 600K feddans of beetroot in FY2022/23 to achieve self-sufficiency of sugar

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 01:20 GMT

The production size already increased in FY2021/2022.

50% of areas cultivating coffee globally will be out of service due to climate change: Official

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 09:58 GMT

All agricultural crops are affected by climate changes, especially coffee, which has witnessed increase in its prices globally in the recent period.

Egypt's CAPMAS releases annual figures on land reclamation

Mon, 22 Aug 2022 - 02:17 GMT

The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) released a report Monday on land reclamation in 2020/2021.

Newly-appointed Egyptian irrigation minister suggests developing drought-resistant crops

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 02:17 GMT

The newly-appointed minister of irrigation and water resources, Hani Sweilam, held Monday a meeting with senior officials at the ministry to discuss under-progress and future plans.

Egypt aims to invest LE82.9B in agricultural sector during 2022-2023

Tue, 26 Jul 2022 - 04:05 GMT

The Ministry also targets to achieve an increase in agricultural production from LE 1.2 trillion expected in 21/2022 to LE 1.37 trillion in the 22/2023 plan.

Area cultivated with cotton in Egypt grows by 39%

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 - 02:13 GMT

The ministry noted that more of the crop could be grown but the ministry has set a maximum.

25% of Egypt's New Alamain City to become industrial zone

Sun, 19 Jun 2022 - 11:08 GMT

The official clarified that the industrial zone is located southern the city in the desert area.

140K feddans cultivated within Egyptian Countryside Development initiative

Sun, 19 Jun 2022 - 10:14 GMT

Abdel Wahab noted that the company's work is not limited to agriculture merely but also includes animal production.

Egyptian president holds meeting to follow up on projects relevant to food security

Sun, 12 Jun 2022 - 07:51 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi held a meeting Sunday with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli, Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Al Sayed al-Qusair, and Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Osama Rabie.

Egypt's agricultural exports record 3.5M tons in less than 6 months

Sun, 12 Jun 2022 - 06:04 GMT

Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Al Sayed al-Qusair stated Sunday that the size of Egyptian agricultural exports between January 1 and June 11 has hit 3.5 million tons.

Env. Ministry held 600 seminars to educate Egyptian farmers on manfacturing rice straw instead of burning it

Tue, 07 Jun 2022 - 12:12 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad stated that the ministry has held 600 seminars to educate farmers on using excess rice straw in an environment-friendly way instead of burning it.

Kharga declared Egypt's 1st environment-friendly city

Mon, 06 Jun 2022 - 12:29 GMT

Kharga was chosen to be environment-friendly because it has no factories.

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