Agriculture Ministry

Egypt's Agriculture minister underlines necessity of intensifying efforts to develop farms, valleys

Sun, 18 Oct 2020 - 08:19 GMT

El Quseir underlined on Sunday the necessity of intensifying efforts to develop farmlands and valleys to increase the livestock production.

Egypt's Agriculture Minister: Sisi directs officials to double funding to veal project

Mon, 07 Sep 2020 - 02:19 GMT

Sisi has instructed the officials to double the funding for the National Project for Veal Revival with an additional sum of EGP 2 billion to serve the best interest of citizens.

Former agriculture minister Youssef Wali dies at 89

Sat, 05 Sep 2020 - 09:44 GMT

A funeral will be held for Wali in Fayoum governorate, his birthplace.

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.

Authorities deny locust swarm attacks, say detected individual cases

Sun, 26 Jan 2020 - 02:57 GMT

A spokesman of the Ministry of Agriculture denied any locust swarm attack on Egypt, saying the ministry only detected, through its centers nationwide, some individual cases.

Cabinet denies reports that Egypt faces locust attack

Fri, 10 Jan 2020 - 01:57 GMT

Egypt’s Agriculture Ministry denied reports about alleged spread of locust swarms along the Egyptian borders, saying it has a comprehensive plan to confront any possible locust attack, the Cabinet media office reported.

LE 1.5B investments for Agriculture Ministry under 2019/2020 plan

Thu, 09 May 2019 - 10:48 GMT

The Planning Ministry said that realizing food security and self-sufficiency of strategic commodities is a top priority.

Egypt’s exports of potatoes rise to 1M tons

Wed, 27 Mar 2019 - 12:22 GMT

Ministry of Agriculture issued a report revealing that Egypt's exports of agricultural products rose to 1 million and 111,000 tons.

Fisheries Authority bans fishing in Red Sea for 7 months

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 - 09:08 GMT

This decision does not affect fish prices in the markets.

Agriculture Ministry promotes cultivating short stable cotton

Sat, 04 Aug 2018 - 09:10 GMT

Minister of Public Business Sector Hisham Tawfik discussed with Agriculture Minister Ezz El-Din Abou Steit on Thursday means to boost the spinning and weaving industry in Egypt and promote the cultivation of short stable cotton.

Agriculture Ministry decides halting import of crops from S.Africa

Thu, 10 May 2018 - 03:57 GMT

The Central Administration of Plant Quarantine (CAPQ) issued an official publication with instructions to guarantee that the bacteria does not enter the country.

Russia blocks two potato shipments imported from Egypt

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 - 02:31 GMT

Russia’s agricultural quarantine authorities flagged two potato shipments from Egypt contaminated with potato brown rot.

Egypt's agriculture ministry awaits cabinet decision on ergot ruling

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 09:45 GMT

Egypt’s agriculture ministry said on Wednesday it was awaiting instructions from the cabinet on a court ruling which reinstates a ban on wheat imports.

Slump in oil may weigh on Gulf, rate hike may hurt Egypt

Sun, 09 Jul 2017 - 10:09 GMT

"As the news was very unexpected, retail investors are likely to cash out and put their money in time deposits," said a broker.

ADFCA denies banning Egyptian strawberry imports

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 - 07:51 GMT

Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority denied Tuesday issuing any past statements or decisions regarding banning the import of Egyptian strawberries into the UAE.

Agriculture Ministry sells 39 plots in Sinai at 51M EGP

Tue, 16 May 2017 - 05:19 GMT

An auction was held by the Ministry of Agriculture, collecting 51.368 million EGP during Sunday and Monday’s sessions to sell 39 plots over 747 feddans.