The ministry had established 731 sites - located in six governorates - where the straw is piled up.
The strategic reserve of oils is enough for four months, Ahmed Hassanein said in statements to MENA.
That applies to farmers who committed violations pertinent to rice cultivation.
The union said the strategic reserve of rice is at the safe level and would cover the needs of the Egyptian people.
The would-be cultivated area increased to 1.2 million acres compared to 724,000 acres to meet people’s needs.
Burning rice straw in Egypt is considered the main cause of what is known as "the black cloud," a thick layer of smog from burning rice straw that spreads across Cairo for an extended period of time.
the rules of rice cultivation set by the government prevent cultivation in the unauthorized areas.
The General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC) announced on Tuesday it will invite a third tender to import white short and medium grain rice.
Egypt has turn into rice importer following the governmental measures reducing the rice-cultivated areas.
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Inspection campaigns were launched in six governorates.
The black cloud is a thick layer of smog from burning rice straw that spreads across Cairo for an extended period of time.
U.S. reports predicted that Egypt would be a potential market of the Missouri rice
The rice crop which is scheduled to be harvested in the second half of July, will cover 90 percent of the local market requirements.
Satellites spotted 576,000 feddans of cultivated rice until now around Egypt’s governorates.
Article 1 of the Agriculture Law stipulates that a ministerial decree shall be issued to ban the cultivation of some crops in certain areas in order to rationalize water usage.
Egypt’s rice cultivation required about 1.8 billion cubic metres of water in evaporation, transpiration and irrigation every year.
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The balance of domestic rice market is 7 months.
Minister of Supply Ali Moselhi said Thursday that Egypt’s strategic rice reserves are enough to last until the end of April.