Agriculture

Warnings against cultivating crops on the islands of the Nile in Egypt due to high level of water

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 - 03:36 GMT

Due to an increase in Nile water level in Egypt, more than 70 feddans (one feddan equals 1.03 acres) in Egypt’s Delta were flooded five days ago.

Businessman Ayman al-Gamil praises growth of Egyptian agricultural sector, self-sufficiency of specific goods

Sun, 06 Sep 2020 - 01:50 GMT

Chairman of Cairo 3 A Ayman al-Gamil praised on Sunday the ongoing growth in the sectors of agriculture, agro industries, and animal production.

Egypt lost 1.2M feddans in 40 years due to illegal activities on agricultural lands

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 - 06:39 GMT

This lost piece of land could have been used to achieve food security for 25 million Egyptians.

Egypt’s potato exports hit 674K tons: Agriculture official

Sat, 29 Aug 2020 - 04:38 GMT

The potato crop ranks number two in Egypt’s agricultural exports due to its quality and the increase in production.

President Sisi warns of illegal constructions, 100-year impact of delay in developmental projects

Sat, 29 Aug 2020 - 12:29 GMT

"Officials who aren’t able to impose order by dealing with construction violations have to resign," President Sisi.

Ministry issues figures on Egyptian agricultural exports in 2020

Wed, 19 Aug 2020 - 11:50 GMT

The statement is on the amount of garlic, bell pepper, and eggplant exported since the beginning of 2020 until August 12.

Egypt agrees with Sudan to cultivate its lands with sunflowers, soybeans, corn

Wed, 19 Aug 2020 - 10:58 GMT

This came during the Egyptian Minister of Supply Ali Al-Moselhi’s meeting, with Sudan’s Director-General of Sudan’s Military Industry Corporation Mirghani Idris and his accompanying delegation, as well as representatives of the Sudanese Etisalat Company.

PM follows up on developmental projects in north, middle Sinai including Bahr Al Baqar plant

Sun, 16 Aug 2020 - 05:09 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli met on Sunday with a number of ministers to follow up on the developmental projects that are underway in north and middle Sinai.

Egypt's produces 21% of world's dates: FAO

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 - 03:35 GMT

Yet, Egypt's rank in dates export market is not as high

Egypt's agricultural exports exceed 3.7M tons since January

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 - 03:51 GMT

This came in a weekly report handed over to Quseir by head of the Central Administration of Plant Quarantine (CAPQ) ِAhmed el Attar.

Egypt to introduce artificial intelligence in irrigation water management

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 12:51 GMT

The Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation and the Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology signed a cooperation protocol.

President Sisi holds meeting on agricultural projects, Sinai development

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 05:13 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi held a meeting Wednesday with ministers of agriculture and military production.

Egypt targets increasing agricultural exports by entering new markets

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 - 11:12 GMT

The government wants to increase agricultural exports in the current fiscal year to 6.75 million tons.

Agriculture ministry's CAPQ signs cooperation protocol with FAS

Fri, 24 Jul 2020 - 03:10 GMT

The crops that will be initially coded are pomegranates, beans, onions and grapes, among other crops planted in Upper Egyptian governorates.

Egyptian agriculture official commits suicide over corruption

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 - 06:27 GMT

Head of the Agricultural Association in Abij village at the Kafr El-Zayat city in Gharbiya Governorate A. H. committed suicide by taking aluminum phosphide tablets, fumigant for stored cereal grains.

Egypt’s agriculture exports hit $1.8B in 9 months- council

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 - 01:20 GMT

The volume of agriculture exports declined 7.2 percent to hit 3.542 million tons during the reporting period, down from 3.818 million tons during the agriculture export season in 2018/2019.

FAO praises Egypt in dealing with COVID-19 crisis

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 03:55 GMT

The FAO has partnered with the Egyptian government and cooperatives to find ways to limit food losses caused by production surpluses and inefficient practices.

Egypt pumps investments exceeding LE 50B in ICT sector during 3 years

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 - 10:40 GMT

The diversity of the Egyptian economy contributed to overcoming the coronaviruscrisis, Minister of Planning and Economic Development Hala Al-Saeed, said Sunday.

Egypt's onion exports record over 273K tons in 6 months

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 - 11:05 GMT

Egypt's exports of onion have recorded 273,312 tons since the beginning of the year until July 8.

Egypt deepens agriculture cooperation with 6 African countries: Min.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 - 05:16 GMT

Egypt has expanded the projects of joint farms with African countries over the past 6 years to contribute to sustainable development programs in Africa.

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