At the 15th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP15) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) will take place in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, from 9 to 20 May 2022, the Minister of Agriculture reviewed the Egyptian government’s efforts in combating desertification.
Africa suffers from severe consequences of climate change, especially the consequences that relate to water scarcity, drought, land desertification and the threat to food security, said President Sisi.
A new national project is being built to protect residents of mountainous areas in Luxor from the severe damage caused by the winter season.
Benefits of rainwater floods boil down to feeding the aquafer of underground water in the peninsula and increasing the arable land, Sinai Governorate announced in a statement.
The announcement came at the end of meetings of the joint Egyptian-Ugandan technical committees on technical cooperation projects in Kampala, the statement added.