Agriculture

Modern irrigation systems introduced in 1M feddans in Egypt

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 - 02:10 GMT

Ghanem added that the ministry targets accomplishing modern irrigation systems in four million feddans in three years at a budget of LE40 billion ($250 million).

Youth Love Egypt, Minister of Agriculture discuss 'Nile Tree' project

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 - 12:55 GMT

The Nile Tree Project, which was launched by the YLE at World Environment Day this year, aims at planting 0.5 million trees along all newly-lined irrigational canals on the two banks of the Nile.

Implementation of irrigation network infrastructure in Egypt's New Delta begins

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 - 01:13 GMT

The project spans over 2.2 million feddans (one feddan equals 4,500 square meters).

Egyptian Amb. in Beirut discusses economic relations with Lebanese gov’t members

Sat, 02 Oct 2021 - 01:42 GMT

Ambassador of Egypt to Lebanon, Dr. Yasser Elwi, met Saturday with a number of members of the Lebanese government, to discuss ways to support and develop economic bilateral relations between Egypt and Lebanon.

Egyptian Amb. in Beirut discusses economic relations with Lebanese gov’t members

Sat, 02 Oct 2021 - 01:42 GMT

Ambassador of Egypt to Lebanon, Dr. Yasser Elwi, met Saturday with a number of members of the Lebanese government, to discuss ways to support and develop economic bilateral relations between Egypt and Lebanon.

75% of encroachments on Egypt's state-owned land removed

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 - 11:19 GMT

That has been accomplished over 18 phases since May 2017 when the campaign was launched by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.

Egypt targets raising self-sufficiency of oil crops to 10% by 2025

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 - 10:02 GMT

Nonetheless, it is expected to double by mid-2022.

Egyptian president sets 6-month ultimatum to eliminate encroachments on Nile mainstream, canals

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 - 12:26 GMT

That was while inaugurating via video-conference Bahr Al Baqar Wastewater Treatment Plant, which is the world's largest.

Egyptian pres. inaugurates Bahr Al Baqar, world's largest wastewater treatment plant

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 - 12:12 GMT

It will serve the reclamation of 400 feddans (one feddan equals 4,500 square meters) in Sinai.

Sisi follows up on achieving optimal use of rain water, floods in agriculture

Sat, 18 Sep 2021 - 05:32 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi followed up on Saturday on achieving optimum use of wain water and floods in developing rain-fed agriculture.

On Egyptian Farmer Day, President Sisi pledges support, decent life

Thu, 09 Sep 2021 - 11:01 GMT

The president tweeted on the occasion.

President Sisi briefed on ‘Egypt's future’ project for agricultural production

Mon, 06 Sep 2021 - 07:53 GMT

“Egypt’s Future” project is part of a comprehensive project "New Delta,” which covers a total area of 2.2 million feddans for cultivating crops that will be selected in terms of the nature of the soil, climate of the region, and water sources.

Egypt to plant Basmati Rice to reduce importation

Sun, 22 Aug 2021 - 11:36 GMT

The old varieties of rice used to consume 7,000 to 8,000 cubic meters of water per feddan, while the new varieties consume 5,000 cubic meters, he added.

Ministry: Egypt's agricultural exports hit 4.4 mn tons in 8 months

Fri, 20 Aug 2021 - 11:42 GMT

In the report, the agricultural exports reached 4,433,006 tons topped by exports of citrus, potatoes, strawberry, guava, mango, garlic, grapes and watermelon.

Researcher shows degree of fiber strength of colored cotton cultivated in Egypt

Thu, 19 Aug 2021 - 11:23 GMT

Cotton worldwide used to be colored but a mutation occurred turning the specie into white, Mosaad explained.

Egypt plans to establish a city for organic farming

Sun, 08 Aug 2021 - 11:44 GMT

Fish, poultry, and livestock, and tourism and urban services will be provided as well, he said. Also, a total of 100 acres will be allocated to the production of Spirulina algae.

Egyptian official reveals ingredients of meals to be provided to stunted schoolchildren

Thu, 05 Aug 2021 - 03:02 GMT

That is because the dish is rich in 40 percent of the nutrients needed by children suffering from such problem.

Agricultural sector is allocated 5.9% of Egypt's public investments in FY2021/2022 budget

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 - 03:17 GMT

That is equivalent to LE 73.8 billion.

Donkeys in danger of extinction: Head of Egyptian Farmers’ Syndicate

Fri, 30 Jul 2021 - 01:03 GMT

The need for using donkeys in agriculture began to decrease after paving roads and inventing vehicles and machines in the agriculture fields, he said.

New Delta project a ‘big shift,’ represents 30% of Old Delta: Report

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 - 03:08 GMT

A report by the Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation revealed that the state has spent hundreds of billions of pounds on the infrastructure, with the major New Delta project coming atop.

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