Agriculture

President Sisi inaugurates Sphinx, New Administrative Capital airports

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 10:33 GMT

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.

In Pics: Fall armyworm reported in Egypt’s Qena

Sun, 28 Jun 2020 - 11:50 GMT

The fall armyworms are no less dangerous than the [novel] coronavirus pandemic, as it destroys more than 80 types of agricultural crops in Egypt.”

COVID-19 IMPACT: Livelihood of Egyptian small farmers plagued by remittance slump

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 12:31 GMT

The IFAD estimated that the global remittances to developing countries could fall by US$110 billion in 2020 as a result of the outbreak of COVID-19.

Irrigation, agriculture ministries coordinate for applying new irrigation system

Tue, 23 Jun 2020 - 01:10 GMT

The two ministers also discussed the priorities for implementing a mechanism for land reclamation under the new system.

Enhancing Food security: Egypt increases 20/21 FY allocations for agriculture by 2%

Sun, 21 Jun 2020 - 09:07 GMT

The newly-allocated money aims at enhancing the state’s food security and rationalizing the food imports, amid the crisis of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic.

Planning Ministry allocates LE34.5B for agriculture sector in 2020/2021

Sun, 21 Jun 2020 - 01:19 GMT

It is also interrelated with other sectors, such as the transport, storage, trade and transformative industries, the statement added.

After pilot success: 'Better Cotton Initiative' officially launched in Egypt under UNIDO's auspices

Mon, 15 Jun 2020 - 07:03 GMT

The Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation declared Monday that the initiative will be introduced in Damietta and Kafr Al Sheikh governorates.

Egypt demolishes almost 26K unlicensed buildings in 65 days

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 - 12:07 GMT

Also, huge amounts of garbage were collected.

Uganda thanks Egypt for supporting it in aquatic weed control

Thu, 28 May 2020 - 10:50 GMT

The move helped protect the Owen Falls power station as well as the Port Bell and improve water and overall situation in the cities and villages near Victoria Lake.

Egypt world's top exporter of frozen strawberry with 20% global share in 2019

Sun, 17 May 2020 - 12:37 GMT

In 2010, Egypt's strawberry exports did not surpass $11 million.

Egypt tops world countries in orange exports

Thu, 30 Apr 2020 - 02:52 GMT

In press statements on Thursday, Attar added that the Spanish markets received this year around 3,000 tons of Egyptian orange.

Egyptian agricultural exports enter 4 new markets

Tue, 28 Apr 2020 - 02:17 GMT

The sector has not been affected by COVID-19 crisis.

Egypt's agricultural exports tap into global markets during coronavirus period

Mon, 27 Apr 2020 - 02:18 GMT

This came in a report submitted to Agriculture Minister El Sayed El Quseir from Head of the Central Administration of Plant Quarantine Ahmed el Attar about the Egyptian agricultural exports.

On 38th Sinai Liberation Day, learn about Egypt's saga of counterterrorism, development

Sat, 25 Apr 2020 - 04:09 GMT

April 25th marks Sinai Liberation Day and 2020 marks the 38th anniversary of the departure of the last Israeli forces from Sinai in 1982.

Kuwait facilitates entry of Egyptian agricultural imports

Mon, 20 Apr 2020 - 02:56 GMT

Kuwait has facilitated entry measures of Egyptian agricultural imports into its territories.

Egypt upgrades irrigation system over more than 7K feddans

Sat, 11 Apr 2020 - 02:09 GMT

The projects aim at changing the surface irrigation systems into the drip irrigation system, using solar energy to rationalize water consumption.

Egypt expands reclamation of arable land to grow strategic crops

Thu, 09 Apr 2020 - 05:39 GMT

President Sisi has been updated on a number of agricultural projects.

Violating farmers to pay fines in installments over 2 years

Mon, 23 Mar 2020 - 01:46 GMT

That applies to farmers who committed violations pertinent to rice cultivation.

Egypt, New Zealand probe agricultural cooperation

Wed, 11 Mar 2020 - 12:47 GMT

Egypt and New Zealand discussed on Monday ways of boosting cooperation in the agricultural domain.

FEDCOC: Rice prices stable with safe level of strategic reserve

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 - 03:51 GMT

The union said the strategic reserve of rice is at the safe level and would cover the needs of the Egyptian people.

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