Egypt contemplates supplying 1.5M tons of local rice on ration cards

Wed, 31 Aug 2022 - 12:30 GMT

The harvest season of rice in Egypt begins in July.

How Egyptian government lowered prices of barley rice to make it affordable

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 07:43 GMT

The Egyptian government issued a decree, per which farmers shall deliver barley rice during the current season and until mid-December, to make it available for the public on the ration cards.

Egypt receives a gold medal at 2022 International Climate Show for new strain of rice resisting water scarcity

Fri, 15 Apr 2022 - 02:50 GMT

The new strain of giant Sakha rice (Super 300) was praised by both farmers and consumers because of its many advantages of resisting water scarcity and climatic changes, the statement said.

10.9% increase in average share per capita share of rice in 2020

Thu, 07 Apr 2022 - 02:49 GMT

CAPMAS stated that the average share per capita recorded 156.1 kg compared to 153.3 kg in 2019, marking an increase of 1.8 percent.

CBE excludes rice, beans, lentils imports from cash cover

Sun, 13 Mar 2022 - 05:54 GMT

In 2015, the CBE required all importers to fully cover import letters of credit (LC) at banks at the time of opening them.

Egyptian minister declares target number of recycling factories, carbon emissions observatories for 2030

Tue, 04 Jan 2022 - 12:14 GMT

There is a plan to cut carbon emissions in Egypt by 50 percent.

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.