Egypt establishes giant projects in Ras Ghareb to protect from torrential rains

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 - 11:27 GMT

After the city of Ras Ghareb was hit by a huge flood in 2016, causing heavy losses in the civilian population, the state embarked on constructing a large number of giant projects of lakes and dams to protect citizens, and private and public property from the dangers of floods.

Egyptian president gives instructions on land reclamation considering limited water resources

Wed, 16 Nov 2022 - 05:49 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi held a meeting Tuesday with senior officials to follow up on land reclamation projects southern the Nile Valley.

Egypt, Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation partner up to digitalize irrigation monitoring

Tue, 08 Nov 2022 - 04:37 GMT

Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Hani Sweilam and the agency's director signed a letter of intent.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities participates in 5th Cairo Water Week

Mon, 24 Oct 2022 - 12:28 GMT

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities participated in the conference with a pavilion to display a group of archaeological reproductions, scientific books, various materials and promotional films.

Egypt's Irrigation minister confers with Palestinian Water Authority chief on joint cooperation

Tue, 18 Oct 2022 - 11:48 GMT

The meeting was held as part of the third day of Cairo Water Week (CWW 2022), which kicked off on Sunday.

Egypt's PM stresses importance of upgrading water management system

Mon, 17 Oct 2022 - 03:26 GMT

Meantime, Madbouli highlighted the importance of completing all Decent Life (Haya Karima) 's projects within the framework of the set time table.

Study reveals 4 economic gains for development of lakes nation-wide

Thu, 01 Sep 2022 - 07:10 GMT

A study was issued by the Egyptian Observatory of the Egyptian Center for Thought and Strategic Studies, monitoring the economic gains for the development of lakes.

Egypt targets to reclaim 3.5-4M feddans of lands in 3 years

Tue, 30 Aug 2022 - 04:46 GMT

Moussa noted that the water to be used in such reclamation endeavors is the outcome of projects implemented to achieve efficiency.

Egypt, Madagascar mull MoU on water projects

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 11:55 GMT

Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Hany Sweilam met Monday with Madagascar Minister of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Ravokatra Fidiniavo.

Egyptian geologist reveals outcome of Ethiopian Dam's 3rd filling using satellite image

Tue, 16 Aug 2022 - 11:57 GMT

Professor of Geology and Water Resources at Cairo University Abbas Sharaky posted on Facebook Tuesday a satellite image of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Newly-appointed Egyptian irrigation minister suggests developing drought-resistant crops

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 02:17 GMT

The newly-appointed minister of irrigation and water resources, Hani Sweilam, held Monday a meeting with senior officials at the ministry to discuss under-progress and future plans.

What you need to know about Egypt-South Sudan's bilateral cooperation in water resources

Tue, 09 Aug 2022 - 12:31 GMT

During the past years, many development projects have been implemented that directly benefit the citizens of South Sudan in achieving sustainable development and raising the standard of living of citizens.

Irrigation ministry declares length of canals lined in Upper Egypt

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 - 02:50 GMT

Other lining works are still under progress.

UAE calls on Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia to resume talks on GERD ‘in good faith’

Thu, 04 Aug 2022 - 03:38 GMT

On July 29, 2022, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry sent a letter to the president of the UN Security Council to express Egypt’s formal objection to Ethiopia's measures to unilaterally continue filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) without reaching an agreement with Egypt and Sudan.

Egypt's FM sheds light on importance of recent overseas visits by President Sisi

Sun, 24 Jul 2022 - 11:54 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry stated in a phone-in Saturday that the recent visits of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to several states reflect Egypt's keenness on persistent coordination with partners on all levels.

Geologist releases updates, speculations on disputed Ethiopian Dam's 3rd filling

Sun, 24 Jul 2022 - 09:55 GMT

Professor of Geology and Water Resources at Cairo University stated Saturday in a phone-in that satellite images show that the third filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) began on July 11.

US Special Envoy for Horn of Africa visits Egypt, UAE, Ethiopia to discuss GERD issue

Sat, 23 Jul 2022 - 09:57 GMT

The visit aims at achieving the interests of all parties and contributing to a more peaceful and prosperous region, the statement said, adding “In Addis Ababa, Ambassador Hammer will also consult with the African Union, under whose auspices GERD talks occur.”

Professor warns of cracks in saddle dam of Ethiopia's mega hydropower project

Tue, 05 Jul 2022 - 11:01 GMT

Sewilam made the observation through images he acquired on Google Maps, making a comparison between those of 2020 and others of 2022.

Egypt begins removal of Greater Cairo's iconic floating houses

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 - 02:07 GMT

The Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources removed on Monday and Tuesday 15 floating houses that were located on the Nile River at Agouza and Kitkat.

Representing 67 states: Egypt demands UN action on human rights pertaining to water

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 - 12:40 GMT

Egypt's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office at Geneva Ahmed Gamal El Din delivered a joint statement representing 67 states at the 50th session of the Council for Human Rights (UNCHR).