Egypt, FAO discuss government’s mechanisms in facing water scarcity

Thu, 29 Apr 2021 - 03:13 GMT

The Minister invited the FAO to participate in the fourth Cairo Water Week, due on October 24-28.

Egypt benefits from increase of global wheat production: head of Farmers’ Syndicate

Sun, 21 Mar 2021 - 01:14 GMT

The increase of global wheat production would lead to a decline in wheat prices globally and, thus, Egypt, the largest wheat importer in the world, will benefit from the declined prices, Abu Saddam clarified.

Finding quick, creative solutions to food waste is a must: Egypt’s amb. to Rome

Thu, 01 Oct 2020 - 01:57 GMT

“The global volume of food wastage is estimated at 1.6 billion tons of ‘primary product equivalents.’ Total food wastage for the edible part of this amounts to 1.3 billion tons,” FAO data says.

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

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.

Moves to boost initiative creating job opportunities for subsidies beneficiaries in Egypt

Sat, 16 May 2020 - 02:15 GMT

The initiative – dubbed Forsa (opportunity) and launched in 2019 – is aimed at funding small enterprises in the agricultural sector.

UN official: Conflicts, climate change, terrorism cause hunger

Sun, 15 Dec 2019 - 12:32 GMT

“If we do not have food security, we will not have security at all." Peasley said.

FAO launches regional conference on improving water productivity in agriculture

Wed, 04 Dec 2019 - 02:51 GMT

The three-day conference is the first meeting of the “Collaborative Platform on Water Productivity” of the regional Initiative on Water Scarcity (IWS) for NENA.

Minister: We cooperate with FAO for improving food security

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 - 03:06 GMT

Minister of Agriculture Ezzeddin Abu Steit on Wednesday said that food security in Egypt is of first priority.

FAO installs drip irrigation network in Siwa

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 - 12:14 GMT

UN Food and Agriculture Organization began on Sunday installing a drip irrigation network covering 30 feddans in Siwa Oasis as a model for water consumption.

Fall Armyworm reported in Egypt

Fri, 31 May 2019 - 02:22 GMT

The first case of FAW was reported in a maize field in a village in Kom Ombo city of Aswan governorate, Upper Egypt

Around 52 million in NENA suffering chronic malnutrition - FAO

Thu, 09 May 2019 - 09:53 GMT

"Conflicts and civil instability have long-lasting impacts on the food and nutrition security of both affected and surrounding countries in the regions,” said Abdessalam Ould Ahmed

Google disbands artificial intelligence ethics board

Fri, 05 Apr 2019 - 09:23 GMT

The U. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced in that Arab states are facing a water supply emergency they need to coordinate an urgent response to.

Arab states face water emergency, urgent action needed - UN

Fri, 05 Apr 2019 - 09:07 GMT

The per capita share of fresh water availability in the region is already just 10 percent of the world average, according to the FAO.

FAO official urges implementation of water scarcity initiatives in Near East & North Africa region

Sun, 31 Mar 2019 - 10:49 GMT

FAO Assistant Director-General has put at about 13 billion dollars the total annual losses due to soil erosion in the region.

As danger looms, Egypt prepares for probable locust attack

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 - 04:20 GMT

A locust outbreak in Sudan and Eritrea is spreading rapidly along both sides of the Red Sea to Saudi Arabia and Egypt, the U.N. FAO warned.

U.N. warns of locust surge on both sides of Red Sea

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 - 11:04 GMT

A locust outbreak in Sudan and Eritrea is spreading rapidly along both sides of the Red Sea to Saudi Arabia and Egypt, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization said.

Sisi to deliver speech at International Food Safety Conference

Mon, 11 Feb 2019 - 09:48 GMT

The conference aims to discuss food security strategies to achieve the sustainable development goals 2030, which focus on ending food hunger.

Egypt cultivates 3.8 million acres of wheat

Fri, 01 Feb 2019 - 09:57 GMT

The season of wheat cultivation in Egypt started in September-October, to be harvested in April-May annually.

How agricultural policies failed a fertile country

Tue, 27 Nov 2018 - 02:50 GMT

As domestic crop supply fails to meet market needs, Business Today Egypt looks at agriculture sector and the challenges of ensuring food security.