Water Scarcity

Egypt suffers from water scarcity, aims to make up for shortage through wastewater treatment: minister

Wed, 28 Dec 2022 - 03:10 GMT

The minister made the statements in a meeting with senators.

Discussed: What prohibitions set in Egypt’s irrigation law to protec water resources

Sat, 04 Jun 2022 - 11:25 GMT

Approved by the parliament in 2021, Egypt’s new water resources and irrigation law sets a number of prohibitions for the protection of water.

Egypt receives a gold medal at 2022 International Climate Show for new strain of rice resisting water scarcity

Fri, 15 Apr 2022 - 02:50 GMT

The new strain of giant Sakha rice (Super 300) was praised by both farmers and consumers because of its many advantages of resisting water scarcity and climatic changes, the statement said.

Water scarcity, climatic change worsen situation in Egypt: Minister

Fri, 03 Dec 2021 - 12:59 GMT

Thiis situation requires necessary policies and measures, besides implementing many major projects to achieve the integrated and optimal management of water resources.

Egypt’s Minister calls for raising awareness of necessity to preserve water

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 - 11:05 GMT

The Water Minister said that water is a pivotal issue in the field of achieving sustainable development, stressing Egypt's national expertise that can deal with the challenges facing the water sector.

Egypt's water scarcity 'early example' of future worldwide struggles necessitating int'l coordination: Sisi

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 - 08:12 GMT

Egypt is an early example of what the situation may look like in many other countries in the near future if effective cross-border coordination and cooperation lagged behind the ongoing challenges of water scarcity, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said in a speech opening Cairo Water Week Sunday.

EU-Africa Green Talk tackles water sustainability, clean oceans

Mon, 05 Apr 2021 - 01:03 GMT

The webinar tackled the effects of climate change on water resources and the green transition.

Egypt studies JICA's proposal to use surface irrigation

Sun, 01 Dec 2019 - 11:43 GMT

A meeting held by the state-owned National Water Research Center discussed the Japanese proposal. The irrigation system will be applied in two areas.

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.

Egypt eyes cultivating rice in Gabon

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 - 01:53 GMT

Egypt has turn into rice importer following the governmental measures reducing the rice-cultivated areas.

75% of the world population to be hit by water scarcity: WYF speaker

Mon, 05 Nov 2018 - 11:48 GMT

The session titled “Day Zero: Water security in the wake of climate change” took place in Sharm El Sheikh within the agenda of the 2018 World Youth Forum (WYF).

Egypt’s per capita share of water declines to 570 cm3/year in 2018, Min.

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 - 06:30 GMT

The Minister attributed the decline to the limited quantity of available water resources.

Sisi: Water issues should not be politicized

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 - 05:22 GMT

President Sisi affirming Egypt’s keenness to raise the public awareness of water rationalization amid the challenges of climate change.

African Young Water Professionals Forum kicks off in Cairo

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 - 05:00 GMT

The opening session of the two-day forum tackled African youth’s water-related activities over the period between 2018 and 2020.

Egypt adopts four-way strategy to mitigate water scarcity: Deputy min.

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 - 01:48 GMT

Egypt suffers a water shortage crisis amid an increasing consumption rate, said First Deputy Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Ragab Abdel-Azim.

In mitigation: Egypt builds the largest wastewater treatment plant to face water scarcity

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 - 06:19 GMT

The plant will produce 5 million cubic meters per day to cultivate 250,000 feddans.

A closer look at Egypt's 1st Cairo Water Week

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 - 04:44 GMT

The conference will be attended by water experts from 52 countries and water ministers from Islamic states

Egypt suffers water scarcity amid increase in demand: Official

Sat, 08 Apr 2017 - 07:00 GMT

Official at the Egyptian Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation talks about the crisis of water scarcity.