In pics: Marking International Rural Women Day amid cotton harvest season in Egypt

Sat, 15 Oct 2022 - 08:48 GMT

The world celebrates the International Day of Rural Women on October 15 of each year, which was set by the United Nations General Assembly in 2007.

Egypt exports 350 agricultural products to around 150 countries annually

Wed, 31 Aug 2022 - 01:04 GMT

The spokesperson highlighted that the export season has already begun, and that the amount shipped so far is 4.5 million tons.

Newly-appointed Egyptian irrigation minister suggests developing drought-resistant crops

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 02:17 GMT

The newly-appointed minister of irrigation and water resources, Hani Sweilam, held Monday a meeting with senior officials at the ministry to discuss under-progress and future plans.

France prioritizes exporting wheat to Egypt in current harvest season: ambassador

Tue, 05 Jul 2022 - 01:06 GMT

French Ambassador to Cairo Marc Barety told press Monday that his country is a producer of wheat and that it prioritizes exporting the crop to Egypt in the current harvest season.

80% of cultivated area of wheat to be harvested in May: Egyptian Head of Farmers’ Syndicate

Tue, 03 May 2022 - 09:30 GMT

The cultivated area of wheat this season has reached about 3.6 million acres, with expected productivity of more than 10 million tons, he added.

Surface area of cultivated lands in Egypt's Sinai rises by 118%: researcher

Sun, 21 Nov 2021 - 11:57 GMT

The economic researcher explained how that has been achieved.

579,000 tons of local wheat harvest supplied till now: agriculture ministry

Thu, 30 Apr 2020 - 12:10 GMT

About 893,000 tons of wheat have been harvested so far, the ministry said.

100k greenhouses to fulfill needs of 20M citizens: Sisi

Sat, 17 Aug 2019 - 01:29 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi stated on Saturday that the national project to establish 100,000 greenhouses would fulfill the needs of 20 million citizens.

Egypt aims to harvest 3.6 mln tonnes of wheat this season

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 - 03:17 GMT

The state will pay farmers between 655-685 Egyptian pounds($38-$39) per ardeb (150 kilograms) of wheat depending on quality, Ali Moselhy said.

Egypt imports rice to control market, prevent increasing prices

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 - 08:45 GMT

The rice crop which is scheduled to be harvested in the second half of July, will cover 90 percent of the local market requirements.

Egypt local wheat harvest ends with sharply lower figure

Wed, 27 Jun 2018 - 12:41 GMT

Last year Egypt procured about 3.6 million tonnes of wheat from farmers.

Egypt’s wheat production to increase 4.3% YoY in 2018/19: FAS

Sun, 13 May 2018 - 04:49 GMT

A recent report by the U.S’Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) in Cairo forecasts Egypt’s wheat production in 2018/19 to reach 8.45 million metric tons.

Consumption of diesel increases to 40M tons per day due to harvest season

Tue, 01 May 2018 - 12:47 GMT

Normal consumption rates do not exceed 37,000 tons a day.

Egypt’s dates exports rise 70% in Q1 of 2018

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 - 12:08 GMT

Egypt’s exports of dates increased 70% in the first quarter, reaching 30,000 tons at a value of $29.4 million, Trade Minister Tarek Kabil said on Tuesday.

Egypt to set local buying price for wheat in March

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 02:34 GMT

Egypt will set its local buying price for wheat in March, one month ahead of the harvest, the ministry of agriculture said on Monday.

No increase in sugar prices at gov’t outlets: Supply Min.

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 - 01:36 GMT

The Supply Ministry denied any increase in the price of sugar after Egypt’s decision to raise the price of sugarcane purchased from local farmers.

Egypt targeted wheat cultivation area drops to 3.25 mln acres

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 - 12:41 GMT

Egypt is looking to plant 3.25 million acres of wheat this season, down from the previous government target of 3.5 million acres.

Why Egyptian mangoes have such a good reputation

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 - 09:11 GMT

Fresh Egyptian mango is one of the most nutritionally rich fruits, with a distinctive flavor, smell and taste

Egypt says buys 237,000 tons of local wheat since start of harvest

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 - 12:59 GMT

Egypt has procured 237,000 tonnes of wheat from farmers since the start of its local harvest earlier this month, the supply ministry said on Sunday