President Sisi, FAO chief confer over impact of Ukraine War on Egypt's food security

Sun, 03 Mar 2024 - 12:35 GMT

President Sisi showcased Egypt's endeavors to overcome that challenge in a radical way.

Egypt, FAO talk to put water issues on Global Climate Action Agenda

Mon, 05 Jun 2023 - 10:29 GMT

The Minister discussed Egypt's efforts during the COP 27 that was held in Sharm El Sheikh last year when the country launched, for the first time in the history of the COP conferences, an initiative to adapt to climate change impacts in water sector.

COP27 Egypt Presidency, FAO Launch FAST Initiative

Sun, 13 Nov 2022 - 04:52 GMT

The new initiative is targeting the food security in the most countries vulnerable to climate change impacts, the OP27 said in a statement.

FAO lauds Egypt's remarkable efforts in climate change issue

Tue, 11 Oct 2022 - 10:59 GMT

Climate changes have led to drought in some areas, like that happened in East Africa and Morocco, flash floods in Pakistan and wildfires in Lebanon and Algeria, he added.

Egypt ranks 5th worldwide in tomato production: FAO

Mon, 13 Jun 2022 - 12:23 GMT

The official account of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced on Twitter: that Egypt comes in fifth in tomato production, after China, India, Turkey and the United States of America.

FAO Egypt, Canadian mission discuss climate change, agriculture, food security files in Egypt

Mon, 09 May 2022 - 06:35 GMT

Both sides also discussed the impacts of climate change and the Ukrainian war on the agricultural and food security sectors in Egypt, FAO-Egypt on its official Twitter account on Sunday.

Egypt’s parliament considers bill regulating food waste

Tue, 03 May 2022 - 11:35 GMT

A study prepared by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) showed that about 50 percent of vegetables and fruits, 40 percent of fish, 30 percent of milk and wheat are wasted annually in Egypt.

Arab countries are most influenced by Ukraine War: FAO regional representative

Tue, 22 Mar 2022 - 12:02 GMT

One of the reasons is that Russia and Ukraine combined fulfill 30 percent of the global market's needs of wheat, cooking oil, and grains.

FAO cooperates with Egypt to develop eco-friendly, sustainable projects: official

Thu, 04 Nov 2021 - 03:23 GMT

He asserted the importance of activating a nutrition-related action to make an ambitious change in this regard.

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