Egypt raises local wheat procurement price to support Egyptian farmers

Sun, 05 Nov 2023 - 12:44 GMT

Egypt raises the local wheat procurement price from LE 1500 to LE 1600 per wheat ardeb

80% of cultivated area of wheat to be harvested in May: Egyptian Head of Farmers’ Syndicate

Tue, 03 May 2022 - 09:30 GMT

The cultivated area of wheat this season has reached about 3.6 million acres, with expected productivity of more than 10 million tons, he added.

LE 36B allocated to procure wheat from local farmers during harvest season - minister

Sun, 20 Mar 2022 - 04:02 GMT

He said his ministry targets to procure 6 million tons of wheat from local farmers during the April harvest season, adding that LE 36 billion have been allocated for this purpose.

Egypt's Sisi directs to grant farmers additional import incentives to supply larger quantities of wheat

Sun, 13 Mar 2022 - 07:51 GMT

Due to the military escalation in Ukraine by Russian troops wheat supply to Egypt has been affected and caused an increase of the price of the unsubsidized bread by 25 piasters per a loaf.

Egypt’s irrigation in 2021: et highlights achievements to reduce water deficit gap, adapt to climate change

Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 02:27 GMT

Such development is expected to reflect positively on farmers in the first place, as part of the objectives of the National Water Resources Plan until 2037.

IFC, ALEXBank partners to support Egyptian farmers access to solar irrigation system

Tue, 16 Mar 2021 - 03:07 GMT

IFC noted that through the partnership, both parties will design new financial products to enable farmers - most of whom may lack direct access to electricity grid - to purchase and install solar powered irrigation pumps.

EU, Egypt honour ‘Water Ambassadors’

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 - 08:34 GMT

The EU contributed EUR 550 million to water projects in the last ten years.

Interview- IFAD Country Program Manager: COVID-19 impact on projects in Egypt minimal

Sun, 21 Feb 2021 - 12:21 GMT

To assess the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on farmers in Egypt, the largest recipient of IFAD financing assistance in the Middle East, Egypt Today has interviewed IFAD Country Program Manager for Egypt Mohamed Elghazaly.

Egypt cultivates 3.5 million feddans of wheat this season: Farmers’ Syndicate head

Mon, 28 Dec 2020 - 06:03 GMT

"The average production per feddan of wheat is 2.7 tons, noting that what has actually been cultivated so far is about 3 million feddans.

EBRD offers Egypt, 4 countries $200M loan to strengthen agribusinesses, help local farmers

Wed, 19 Aug 2020 - 03:46 GMT

The loan will also strengthen farmers’ agribusinesses and improve their financial wellbeing through financing purchases of various agricultural commodities such as hazelnuts, dry dairy products, grain and onions in selected countries of operation.

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.

IFC cooperates with Egypt in strengthening clean tech start-ups, enabling farmers to switch to solar

Tue, 14 Jul 2020 - 10:11 GMT

IFC announced Tuesday joining forces with the National Bank of Egypt and the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency (MSMEDA) to strengthen the clean technology entrepreneurship sector .

Legal amendments ensure workers, farmers to be represented in Parl't

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 - 10:00 GMT

The new amendments guarantee continuous representation of these segments in later parliaments.

U.S. shutdown sends grain traders, farmers hunting for data

Fri, 11 Jan 2019 - 04:47 GMT

Commodity traders, economists, grain merchants and farmers are anxious for crop updates as they work to project their financial balance sheets and make spring planting decisions.

Gov't should receive cotton yields from farmers: Min. of agriculture

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 - 11:02 GMT

The minister of agriculture asserted that the Cabinet should be committed to the decision taken by Sherif Ismail’s government to receive cotton yields from farmers

Gov't should receive cotton yields from farmers: Min. of agriculture

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 - 04:06 GMT

The minister of agriculture asserted that the Cabinet should be committed to the decision taken by Sherif Ismail’s government to receive cotton yields from farmers.

Egyptian farmers complain about water shortage

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 - 10:44 GMT

A total of 200,000 Egyptian farmers are prone to lose their livelihood as a result of water shortage.

CAPMAS: LE 9.6loans offered to farmers during 2016/2017

Mon, 03 Sep 2018 - 03:08 GMT

Short-term loans given to farmers hit LE 5.6 billion in FY 206/2017 against LE8.2 billion in the year before.

S.Africa lashes Trump over land 'seizures' tweet

Fri, 24 Aug 2018 - 12:50 GMT

South Africa accused Donald Trump of fuelling racial tensions on Thursday after he said farmers were being forced off their land and many of them killed.

Trump wants $12B in aid to U.S. farmers suffering from trade war

Wed, 25 Jul 2018 - 09:13 GMT

It is a clear signal the U.S. President Donald Trump is determined to stick with tariffs as his weapon of choice in the conflict.