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.

Egypt local wheat harvest ends with sharply lower figure

Wed, 27 Jun 2018 - 12:41 GMT

Last year Egypt procured about 3.6 million tonnes of wheat from farmers.

Egypt's rice farmers see rough times downstream of new Nile mega-dam

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 - 01:06 GMT

Ethiopia is preparing to fill the reservoir behind its new $4 billion Grand Renaissance Dam, possibly as soon as this year.

Ministry of Supply receives wheat from farmers at LE 600/Irdabb

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 - 09:02 GMT

Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade will start receiving the local wheat crop from farmers starting Sunday, April 15.

Agriculture bank settles debt of LE 1.4B

Tue, 27 Mar 2018 - 10:25 GMT

The bank follows a policy, including debt settlement, from three to seven years so that the treatment is suited to the circumstances and the activity of the customer and his potential to repay.

Supply min. opens renovation works at state-owned sugar factories

Sun, 04 Feb 2018 - 02:23 GMT

The Supply Minister inaugurated Sunday renovation works at the Egyptian Sugar and Integrated Industries Co, with investment cost of LE 400 million.

No increase in sugar prices at gov’t outlets: Supply Min.

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 - 01:36 GMT

The Supply Ministry denied any increase in the price of sugar after Egypt’s decision to raise the price of sugarcane purchased from local farmers.

Sugar cane farmers, government head-to-head again

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 - 03:32 GMT

Sugar cane farms are expecting difficulty to continue supplying sugar at LE 620/ton.

Egypt targeted wheat cultivation area drops to 3.25 mln acres

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 - 12:41 GMT

Egypt is looking to plant 3.25 million acres of wheat this season, down from the previous government target of 3.5 million acres.

Minister of Supply chairs wheat committee meeting

Sat, 04 Nov 2017 - 04:43 GMT

Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Ali Moselhi on Saturday chaired a meeting of the wheat higher committee to discuss preparation for the new season.