Egypt: Construction of giant dams shouldn’t be obstacle to equitable distribution of waters of transboundary rivers

Mon, 09 May 2022 - 08:38 GMT

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.

Egypt’s Sisi calls for int'al action to deal with unilateral acts exacerbating consequences of climate change

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 - 06:45 GMT

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.

In pics: Large project underway in Luxor to protect residents from torrential rain damages

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 02:24 GMT

A new national project is being built to protect residents of mountainous areas in Luxor from the severe damage caused by the winter season.

Sinai dams retain 6 million cubic meters of rainwater in October

Thu, 31 Oct 2019 - 02:14 GMT

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.

Egypt, Uganda agree to build 5 rainwater harvesting reservoirs

Thu, 27 Sep 2018 - 11:11 GMT

The announcement came at the end of meetings of the joint Egyptian-Ugandan technical committees on technical cooperation projects in Kampala, the statement added.