food security

Egypt develops application “Price Radar” for reviewing and reporting commodity sale prices

Sun, 07 Apr 2024 - 11:45 GMT

Egypt is preparing to launch two applications in July as part of efforts to curb price inconsistencies, enabling users to view and report commodity prices, according to a cabinet statement

PM reaffirms govt. commitment to boosting private sector

Wed, 03 Apr 2024 - 01:13 GMT

The Prime Minister commended major international companies that have established factories of the highest standards within a remarkably short period.

Egypt ranks 1st globally in Food safety net programs

Tue, 26 Mar 2024 - 02:01 GMT

The plan document was submitted by the Minister of Planning, Dr. Hala Al-Saeed, and was approved by Parliament in its two chambers (Representatives and Senate).

President Sisi, FAO chief confer over impact of Ukraine War on Egypt's food security

Sun, 03 Mar 2024 - 12:35 GMT

President Sisi showcased Egypt's endeavors to overcome that challenge in a radical way.

Egypt to increase sugar on ration cards by up to 2 KGs in January 2024

Thu, 28 Dec 2023 - 11:55 GMT

Under the new measures, individuals holding ration cards will be entitled to an additional kilogram of sugar, extending the allowance for up to three people

Egyptian President follows up on implementation of mega land reclamation projects

Sun, 29 Oct 2023 - 02:53 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi held a meeting Sunday with a number of ministers and officials to follow up on the progress rate of the implementation of land reclamation projects.

OPEC Fund allocates $10M to support commodities imports in Egypt

Wed, 20 Sep 2023 - 10:43 GMT

The loan is as part of a larger syndicated trade finance facility worth $200 million, in collaboration with the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC).

European Commission President says Egypt 'important partner', assures continued support in food security

Sat, 09 Sep 2023 - 01:41 GMT

The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, assured President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi of the European Union's continued support to Egypt in the field of food security.

President Sisi discuss National Service Projects Organization’s projects developments

Mon, 04 Sep 2023 - 05:04 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El- Sisi discussed on Monday developments regarding number of projects implemented by the National Service Projects Organization, notably in the field of fisheries development.

Egypt's National Dialogue's sessions discussing food security, private investment kick off

Wed, 09 Aug 2023 - 11:02 GMT

Earlier, a political-axis session took place making room for talks on municipalities.

Egypt, Canada sign $7.57M grant agreement for food security, climate change efforts

Mon, 17 Jul 2023 - 07:13 GMT

The agreement is in line with the government's efforts to implement the national platform for the "NWFE" program, linking water, food, and energy projects.

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.