The EU contributed EUR 550 million to water projects in the last ten years.
The Egyptian side expressed support to a Sudanese proposal.
The EU contemplates playing a role in coming up with peaceful solutions.
The country also wants support in mitigating the economic impact of the pandemic.
Minister Shokry underlined that Egypt’s endeavors and communication with both sides are aligned with international law and the UN Security Council resolutions.
The project consists of two aspects.
The "Farmers Water Ambassadors Initiative" will be launched involving farmer-pioneers in the use of modern irrigation methods.
This is in addition to the mutual benefit Egypt receives from international cooperation; benefitting from the EU experiences in various important fields; especially renewable energy, transport, agriculture, technical education and vocational training and women empowerment.
According to EBRD, SolarizEgypt’s first impactful project materialised when the company received assistance in implementing the installation of a rooftop PV system for the Coca Cola Company.
Meanwhile, Berger said that Egypt is on top of the EU priorities to enhance partnership in energy field, asserting continuing cooperation between the EU and Egypt in this field.
This step comes as a responding to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the Egyptian economy by boosting green finance and the development of value chains for the private sector.
He said that the EU is aware of the importance of this file for the three countries, noting that he discussed this matter with Egypt several times.
The EU and the Egyptian Ministry of Water Resources are discussing a new project titled “EU for Water”, where the EU contributed by a grant of €20 million.
The ways of finding more solution to this vital sector were tackled during the second European Union (EU), Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Egypt Water Governance and Business Forum on Monday in Cairo, on the sidelines of the third edition of the Cairo Water Week (CWW).
The one-day forum also aims at serving as an “technical follow up” to enhance cooperation with the Egyptian Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation.
The European Union and Italian Cooperation work to strengthen rural development in Egypt through the European Union - Joint Rural Development Programme (EU-JRDP).
Borrell met with Egyptian leaders, including the president, to focus on issues of mutual concern, especially the Middle East peace process and the Libyan crisis.
Egyptian Defense Minister has expressed appreciation for the relations between Egypt and the European Union, saying that these relations are of strategic nature, as he met with Josep Borrell, the EU high representative for foreign affairs.
The delegation inspected a water storage tank project of Ard el Lewa district in Giza whose cost stood at about LE 24 million.
sked about the Ethiopian intransigence concerning the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), the EU spokesman underscored the necessity of working out a practical and acceptable solution for the current dispute.