Water Shortage

Sisi asks PM to expand water, agricultural project in Matrouh into Western Desert

Mon, 16 Nov 2020 - 10:30 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi asked the prime minister and the minister of agriculture to expand the scope of a water and agricultural project well into the Western Desert in cooperation with the International Fund For Agricultural Development (IFAD).

Climate change causes economic losses estimated at $225bn: Min.

Fri, 07 Jun 2019 - 02:42 GMT

The high demand of fresh water is another major challenge faces all countries, Egypt's Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation said.

Waves of Sustainability

Wed, 26 Sep 2018 - 07:44 GMT

With MENA region facing pressing development challenges, water crises& energy shortages, Revolve Water is taking its annual AMWAJ summit to Barcelona in October

Egyptian farmers complain about water shortage

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 - 10:44 GMT

A total of 200,000 Egyptian farmers are prone to lose their livelihood as a result of water shortage.

2% shortage of renewable water to increase unemployment rate

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 - 07:07 GMT

The government is trying to fill the gap between water resources and consumption through working on several mitigation projects that aim at recycling and treating 25 percent of consumed water.

Egypt turns from rice exporter to importer due to water scarcity

Thu, 05 Jul 2018 - 01:46 GMT

It is expected that Egypt will produce about 3.3 million tons this year, while the Egyptians’ annual consumption of rice is estimated at 4.3 million tons.

8 emergency centers ready to face water shortage in summer

Mon, 22 May 2017 - 09:38 GMT

Eight emergency centers nationwide, equipped with mobile electric and diesel pumps' units, are ready to face water shortage emergency, official said.

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