Egypt recycles 2M tons of rice straw, produces fertilizers

Mon, 02 Nov 2020 - 02:42 GMT

The ministry had established 731 sites - located in six governorates - where the straw is piled up.

Egypt reserves of basic commodities safe, above int'l standards: Official

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 - 03:23 GMT

The strategic reserve of oils is enough for four months, Ahmed Hassanein said in statements to MENA.

Violating farmers to pay fines in installments over 2 years

Mon, 23 Mar 2020 - 01:46 GMT

That applies to farmers who committed violations pertinent to rice cultivation.

FEDCOC: Rice prices stable with safe level of strategic reserve

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 - 03:51 GMT

The union said the strategic reserve of rice is at the safe level and would cover the needs of the Egyptian people.

Rice-cultivated areas increase: FEI head

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 - 10:24 GMT

The would-be cultivated area increased to 1.2 million acres compared to 724,000 acres to meet people’s needs.

EEAA monitors environmental standards in sites of rice straw collection

Mon, 12 Aug 2019 - 12:51 GMT

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.

Irrigation deals firmly with violators of rice cultivation rules

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 - 01:42 GMT

the rules of rice cultivation set by the government prevent cultivation in the unauthorized areas.

Tenders to import rice aimed at increasing supply

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 - 01:19 GMT

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 eyes cultivating rice in Gabon

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 - 01:53 GMT

Egypt has turn into rice importer following the governmental measures reducing the rice-cultivated areas.

Rice reveals West Ham’s plan that stopped Salah

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 - 03:58 GMT

Salah and Liverpool's attacking line failed to shine during the game and they were frustrated by West Ham's defense.

265 tons of rice seized before being sold in black market

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 - 09:34 GMT

Inspection campaigns were launched in six governorates.

Ministry of Environment sues farmers over burning rice straws

Fri, 24 Aug 2018 - 01:12 GMT

The black cloud is a thick layer of smog from burning rice straw that spreads across Cairo for an extended period of time.

Egypt potential importer of American unmilled rice, media reports

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 - 07:00 GMT

U.S. reports predicted that Egypt would be a potential market of the Missouri rice

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.

576K feddans of cultivated rice spotted so far: Official

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 - 02:32 GMT

Satellites spotted 576,000 feddans of cultivated rice until now around Egypt’s governorates.

Sisi ratifies newly-passed amendments to decrease water-intensive crops

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 05:33 GMT

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 allows cultivation of more 100k feddans of rice

Tue, 01 May 2018 - 10:54 GMT

Egypt’s rice cultivation required about 1.8 billion cubic metres of water in evaporation, transpiration and irrigation every year.

Business News Wrap-up

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 - 05:15 GMT

A wrap-up of the most prominent business news of the day.

Egypt’s wheat reserves sufficient for 3.2 months

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 - 02:59 GMT

The balance of domestic rice market is 7 months.

Egypt's strategic rice reserves enough to last until April

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 - 09:23 GMT

Minister of Supply Ali Moselhi said Thursday that Egypt’s strategic rice reserves are enough to last until the end of April.