Agriculture

Egypt expresses interest in establishing joint farm in Equatorial Guinea

Wed, 12 Jun 2024 - 01:00 GMT

Minister of Agriculture Al Sayed al-Qusair met Wednesday with his counterpart from Equatorial Guinea.

Egypt introduces new satellite image analysis application to enhance irrigation water distribution

Tue, 11 Jun 2024 - 11:59 GMT

The pilot operation began in Kafr El Sheikh governorate.

Egypt's agricultural exports record 4.5M tons at $2.6B since Jan. 2024

Thu, 06 Jun 2024 - 02:42 GMT

The minister of agriculture highlighted the main exported crops.

Glimpse into Egypt's efforts to expand agricultural area

Tue, 04 Jun 2024 - 01:28 GMT

The high rate of population growth made it mandatory to expand the surface area of agricultural lands in order to achieve self-sufficiency and reduce the import bill.

Egypt gets cabinet approval for new private agricultural exports free zone

Wed, 29 May 2024 - 01:25 GMT

The first phase of the project is targeting an export volume of $200 million, which is expected to double once the second phase is completed

Egypt, Italy to launch RoRo freight between ports of Damietta, Trieste

Tue, 21 May 2024 - 02:44 GMT

Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir met Tuesday with the Italian ambassador to Egypt to discuss updates on the prospective RoRo freight.

Egypt to grow new forest on 2K feddans using treated wastewater

Tue, 21 May 2024 - 01:48 GMT

It will be located in Aswan.

Egypt exports largest quantity of agricultural products in its history in 2023

Tue, 21 May 2024 - 01:01 GMT

The minister pointed out that Egypt ranked first in the exports of orange and frozen strawberry.

Cultivation of two million acres in Delta is equivalent to size of 3 large governorates, Sisi

Mon, 13 May 2024 - 01:09 GMT

Egypt’s President Abel Fattah al Sisi said on Monday that the government had to be responsible for the “Future of Egypt” Project for Sustainable Agriculture due to the huge cost of the cost of infrastructure needed for this project.

Egypt plans to localize silk industry at the hands of rural women

Thu, 09 May 2024 - 02:49 GMT

Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine al-Qabaj and Minister of Local Development Hisham Amena discussed Wednesday a plan to localize the silk industry in Upper Egypt.

Egyptian president instructs government to move forward with land reclamation projects

Wed, 08 May 2024 - 03:07 GMT

That is within a plan to increase the supply of food products, offering them in reasonable prices in the local market and also exporting.

South Korean firm expresses interest in importing Egyptian orange

Thu, 02 May 2024 - 02:26 GMT

That was in a meeting with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli Wednesday.

Egypt targets economic growth of 7-8% by 2027: Planning Minister

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 - 10:22 GMT

She noted that in spite of the anticipated economic growth deceleration in 2024 due to Middle East conflicts, the rate is projected to surpass regional average.

President Sisi, FAO chief confer over impact of Ukraine War on Egypt's food security

Sun, 03 Mar 2024 - 12:35 GMT

President Sisi showcased Egypt's endeavors to overcome that challenge in a radical way.

Egyptian Cabinet sets fixed cotton prices for the 2024/2025 season

Sun, 18 Feb 2024 - 04:00 GMT

Under the new pricing scheme, a medium-staple quintal of cotton in Upper Egypt will be set at LE 10,000, while a long-staple quintal in Lower Egypt will be priced at LE 12,000

Seasonal workers agreement with Greece creates 10K job opportunities for Egyptians

Mon, 05 Feb 2024 - 10:40 GMT

The agreement was signed in 2022.

Egyptian president holds meeting on agricultural cooperation with African states

Wed, 17 Jan 2024 - 05:05 GMT

President Sisi was briefed on the challenges facing public and private investments on the continent, and proposals on ways to support these investments.

Egypt's agriculture exports increase by $239.2M during 2023: CAPMAS

Wed, 17 Jan 2024 - 12:19 GMT

During the first 10 months of 2023, the total Egyptian agricultural exports reached $3.5 billion, compared to $2.8 billion during the same period in 2022

Egypt introduces subsurface drainage systems across 6M feddans

Wed, 10 Jan 2024 - 03:17 GMT

Others had been renovated across 2.3 million feddans.

Egypt's agriculture sector: self-sufficiency, land reclamation, and record-breaking exports

Sun, 31 Dec 2023 - 04:49 GMT

Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, El Sayed El Qusair, announced the addition of over 3.5 million feddans of agricultural land through desert reclamation.

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