Black Clouds

Env. Ministry held 600 seminars to educate Egyptian farmers on manfacturing rice straw instead of burning it

Tue, 07 Jun 2022 - 12:12 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad stated that the ministry has held 600 seminars to educate farmers on using excess rice straw in an environment-friendly way instead of burning it.

Egypt punishes open burning of waste by 1 year in prison, fine

Mon, 28 Dec 2020 - 12:20 GMT

Any person who will violate the law that ban open burning of waste will be punished by imprisonment of one year and a fine.

787.8K tons of rice straw collected from 6 governorates: Agriculture Ministry

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 - 03:11 GMT

Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation issued its weekly report, citing that the country has collected and recycled 787,874 tons of rice straw.

66K tons of rice straws collected from Egyptian farmers for recycling

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 - 12:41 GMT

Rice straws could also be used for the industry of paper, bricks, and furniture and for the production of biogas.

Environment Min. readies for combating recurring ‘Black Clouds’ phenomenon

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 - 03:20 GMT

Ministry of Environment prepares to launch measures to confront the recurring annual phenomenon known as “Black Clouds,” resulting from the illegal burning of agricultural leftovers, especially rice straw.

Air analyzed in 19 Egyptian governorates to avoid black clouds-related health risks

Wed, 25 Sep 2019 - 01:54 GMT

The Black Cloud is regarded as one of the main causes of climate change; its huge problematic health issues required a more strict approach.

Black clouds: 2018 sees progress in waste-management

Sun, 30 Dec 2018 - 09:43 GMT

The recurring phenomenon of “Black Clouds” has always been a headache for the government, which has been fighting for years the practice of burning agricultural leftovers.