Agriculture

Egypt re-elected member of IFAD Executive Board for 4-year term

Sun, 21 Feb 2021 - 01:09 GMT

IFAD has financed rural development projects in Egypt, with a total value of $ 1.12 billion, targeted nearly 1.5 million Egyptian rural beneficiaries since 1979.

Crops of which Egypt is among world's top 10 exporters, producers

Wed, 17 Feb 2021 - 02:45 GMT

Egypt is among the world's top 10 exporters and producers of certain crops.

Businessman Ayman el-Gamil applauds Egypt's attention to agricultural projects as means of national security

Sun, 24 Jan 2021 - 12:08 GMT

Egypt’s recent developmental and farming projects in Port Said and Sinai are promising and prove the state’s interest in agriculture and relevant activities as one of the pillars of national security, said businessman Ayman el-Gamil.

Egypt achieves self-sufficiency of red meat by 57%

Sun, 24 Jan 2021 - 11:44 GMT

In a similar context, Egypt had achieved self-sufficiency of poultry and table eggs.

Surface area cultivated with wheat in world's largest importer Egypt is 3.5M feddans

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 06:50 GMT

Egypt is the world's largest wheat importer.

Official: Egypt keen on developing dairy mechanism

Sun, 10 Jan 2021 - 10:30 GMT

In statements to MENA on Sunday, Qirsh said the ministry with all its affiliated bodies is working on putting into effect the ministerial decision regulating quality standards.

President Sisi inspects Mostaqbal Misr project for sustainable agriculture

Fri, 08 Jan 2021 - 06:31 GMT

The project targets reclaiming 500,000 feddans (one feddan equal to 1.03 acres) along the Dabaa Corridor road, northwestern Egypt.

Egypt cultivates 3.5 million feddans of wheat this season: Farmers’ Syndicate head

Mon, 28 Dec 2020 - 06:03 GMT

"The average production per feddan of wheat is 2.7 tons, noting that what has actually been cultivated so far is about 3 million feddans.

PM: Sisi directed gov't to restructure Egypt's agricultural field

Thu, 17 Dec 2020 - 01:17 GMT

Work is underway on 7,000 kilometers of canals, Madbouli said during a video conference meeting with a number of ministers on Thursday.

Egypt exports 4.8M tons of agricultural products in 2020

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 - 09:10 GMT

Egypt has exported 4.8 million tons of agricultural products since January.

Egypt, EU, AFD conclude project worth €52M in agricultural sector

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 - 02:31 GMT

A ceremony was held to celebrate the conclusion of the Support to Agricultural SME's Project (SASME) displaying funding and training provided.

Egypt's pomegranate exports reach almost 83K in 2020 ranking 5th

Tue, 17 Nov 2020 - 09:24 GMT

That is since the beginning of 2020 until November 4.

Sisi asks PM to expand water, agricultural project in Matrouh into Western Desert

Mon, 16 Nov 2020 - 10:30 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi asked the prime minister and the minister of agriculture to expand the scope of a water and agricultural project well into the Western Desert in cooperation with the International Fund For Agricultural Development (IFAD).

Egypt's onion exports record 370K in 2020 until November 4

Sat, 14 Nov 2020 - 08:41 GMT

Onion is the third most exported crop by Egypt following citrus and potato, respectively.

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.

Egypt recycles 2M tons of rice straw, produces fertilizers

Mon, 02 Nov 2020 - 02:42 GMT

The ministry had established 731 sites - located in six governorates - where the straw is piled up.

Egypt's agricultural exports record positive levels despite COVID-19

Sun, 01 Nov 2020 - 10:56 GMT

This success is due to efforts of the state and agricultural investment companies, which confirm the solidity and strength of the sector and the great capabilities it possesses for production and stable growth under all circumstances and variables.

Agriculture minister underlines importance of exports

Tue, 27 Oct 2020 - 09:58 GMT

At a meeting of the agricultural exports council, he added that increasing agricultural exports will save more hard currency for Egypt.

Licensed farms in Egypt jump from 145 in 2017 to 56K in 2020

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 - 10:03 GMT

In three years, the Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation issued tens of thousands of licenses for cattle, poultry, and dairy farms.

Egyptian exports of oranges record almost 1.4M tons in current season

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 - 11:17 GMT

Egypt is the world's top exporter of oranges for two years in a row.

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