food security

Egypt, Gulf Cooperation Council discuss regional issues, draft cooperation work plan

Thu, 08 Jun 2023 - 12:52 GMT

Assistant to the Minister of Foreign Affairs for Arab Affairs Ambassador Alaa Mousa co-chaired Monday a meeting of senior officials from the foreign ministries in Egypt and Gulf Cooperation Council's member states.

Egyptian minister sheds light on reinforcing food security among member states of Organization of Islamic Cooperation

Wed, 07 Jun 2023 - 02:47 GMT

Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine al-Qabaj suggested Tuesday that the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) can play a role in reinforcing food security among member states.

Egypt and Italy talk collaboration in food security, illegal immigration: Amb. to Rome

Tue, 23 May 2023 - 08:25 GMT

Ambassador Rady said there is an exchange of visits between Egypt and Italy during the coming period.

European Union grants Egypt with €40M to enhance food security efforts

Thu, 30 Mar 2023 - 02:38 GMT

Through the grant agreement, the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation will cooperate with the Ministry of Agriculture, to implement the component on “supporting wheat and grain production by increasing access to certified seeds and mechanization at a value of €25 million.

Food Security 'top priority' for Egypt's vision: Min.

Tue, 28 Feb 2023 - 03:15 GMT

Al-Mashat elaborated that the country began in 2014 to significantly expand food security efforts, build silos, and expand the agricultural area.

Egypt works IFAD to mobilize diverse financing mechanisms, stimulate private sector participation in food security

Thu, 16 Feb 2023 - 04:30 GMT

In addition to Al-Mashat, the panel included Kevin Kariuki, Vice-President of Power, Energy, Climate and Green Growth, African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Aaron Leopold, CEO of EnerGrow, Esther Penunia, Secretary-General, Asian Farmers’ Association, moderated by Kitty van der Heijden, Director-General for International Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of the Netherland.

Egypt seeks alternatives to wheat for food security: Minister

Mon, 13 Feb 2023 - 11:04 GMT

The Minister affirmed Egypt’s keenness to secure wheat demands for its citizens.

Many climate resilient projects related to food security are led by women: Mohieldin

Mon, 14 Nov 2022 - 02:57 GMT

Mohieldin also stressed the need to promote long-term investments to support investable and bankable projects, especially in sectors that are difficult to direct investents to, praising the concessional financing policies of the International Development Agency (IDA).

COP27 Egypt Presidency, FAO Launch FAST Initiative

Sun, 13 Nov 2022 - 04:52 GMT

The new initiative is targeting the food security in the most countries vulnerable to climate change impacts, the OP27 said in a statement.

World Bank intends to cooperate with Egypt in food security

Thu, 13 Oct 2022 - 04:15 GMT

Malpass pointed out that developing countries face difficult expectations regarding the rise in food, fertilizer and energy prices.

Discussed: Egypt seeks to achieve food security, increase fish production

Wed, 14 Sep 2022 - 07:39 GMT

The Egyptian state seeks to increase production, achieve food security, and increase the strategic stock of strategic goods, said Engineer Abdel Moneim Khalil, the head of the Internal Trade Sector at the Ministry of Supply.

Egypt, WB discuss activating food security agreement

Sun, 07 Aug 2022 - 03:52 GMT

Worth $500 million, the deal is meant to boost Egypt’s efforts to help achieve food security and to strengthen the Egyptian economy in the face of repercussions of the war currently going on in Europe.

Due to global economic crises: Egyptian president adds 1M families to monetary subsidies program, sanctions exceptional aid to 9M others

Tue, 26 Jul 2022 - 06:10 GMT

The president made two other instructions pertaining to social safety.

Egyptian, Jordanian ministers discuss partnerships relevant to food security

Mon, 25 Jul 2022 - 06:45 GMT

Egypt and Jordan had agreed to draft, and activate - within one month - a joint action plan in the realm of food security.

Egypt, Jordan agree to set, activate joint action plan for food security

Sun, 24 Jul 2022 - 06:51 GMT

The new plan will be carried out in cooperation with the private sector, the statement said, adding that the two countries agreed to activate the memorandum of understanding on operating and developing the Jordanian- Egyptian logistic areas. The MoU was signed on the sideline of meeting of the High Egyptian-Jordanian Joint committee in February in Cairo, the statement noted.

World Bank approves $500M in development financing for Egypt to support food security efforts

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 - 01:55 GMT

The Emergency Food Security and Resilience Support Project will help cushion the impact of the war in Ukraine on food and nutrition security in Egypt.

Egyptian president holds meeting to follow up on projects relevant to food security

Sun, 12 Jun 2022 - 07:51 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi held a meeting Sunday with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli, Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Al Sayed al-Qusair, and Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Osama Rabie.

Mashat: Digital transformation necessary to reinforce food security

Mon, 30 May 2022 - 06:02 GMT

Mashat pointed out that the government is keen on developing the agricultural and ICT sectors, which were included in the second phase of the national structural reform program.

Food Security: How did Egypt achieve self-sufficiency in vegetables, fruits?

Sun, 15 May 2022 - 08:01 GMT

The main objective of applying the agriculture strategy by horizontal and vertical expansion is to achieve food security.

FAO Egypt, Canadian mission discuss climate change, agriculture, food security files in Egypt

Mon, 09 May 2022 - 06:35 GMT

Both sides also discussed the impacts of climate change and the Ukrainian war on the agricultural and food security sectors in Egypt, FAO-Egypt on its official Twitter account on Sunday.