food security

Facing starvations threats and achieving food security should be global priority: Sisi at UN Food Systems Summit

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 - 08:54 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi warned, Thursday that many countries especially in Africa are facing starvations threats which requires quick and effective solutions to save millions of people’s lives.

Egypt's Ministry of International Cooperation: Securing Development Financing Worth $486 M to Implement 17 Projects for Food Security

Fri, 09 Jul 2021 - 10:20 GMT

The 11 development partners provided $112 million in grants and $374 million in development financing for the second SDG to implement projects in 22 locations across all the governorates of Egypt

Industry min. says fertilizer industry key to achieving food security

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 02:05 GMT

It helps secure about 50 percent of food production worldwide, Gamae said as she inaugurated the 27th international annual forum of the Arab Fertilizer Association (AFA) via video conference.

PM: Egypt spends hundreds of billions of pounds to preserve each drop of water

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 - 07:01 GMT

As the quantity of water available in Egypt has seen no change for nearly 50 years despite a rapid population increase by no less than 40 million.

Egypt secures financing for food security, sustainable agriculture for $100M in 2020

Thu, 24 Dec 2020 - 02:21 GMT

This announcement came during the launch of the 2020 Annual Report, entitled, ‘International Partnerships for Sustainable Development’.

Finding quick, creative solutions to food waste is a must: Egypt’s amb. to Rome

Thu, 01 Oct 2020 - 01:57 GMT

“The global volume of food wastage is estimated at 1.6 billion tons of ‘primary product equivalents.’ Total food wastage for the edible part of this amounts to 1.3 billion tons,” FAO data says.

COVID-19 IMPACT: Livelihood of Egyptian small farmers plagued by remittance slump

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 12:31 GMT

The IFAD estimated that the global remittances to developing countries could fall by US$110 billion in 2020 as a result of the outbreak of COVID-19.

Enhancing Food security: Egypt increases 20/21 FY allocations for agriculture by 2%

Sun, 21 Jun 2020 - 09:07 GMT

The newly-allocated money aims at enhancing the state’s food security and rationalizing the food imports, amid the crisis of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic.

Egypt urges maintaining Africa's food security amid COVID-19 outbreak

Sat, 18 Apr 2020 - 09:55 GMT

Egypt has affirmed the importance of taking an urgent action to boost Africa's food security in order to withstand the impact of the novel coronavirus outbreak on the African continent.

Mashat prioritizes women, food security in Davos meetings

Sat, 25 Jan 2020 - 12:02 GMT

On the sidelines of Davos 2020, Minister of International Cooperation Rania al-Mashat held meetings with heads of UN organizations to discuss plans.

57,000 tons of Russian wheat unloaded at Port Said ports

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 - 11:15 GMT

The Port Said Ports Authority said that 57,750 tons of Russian wheat were unloaded at the ports on Tuesday and 33 ships arrived to and left them.

Building bridges of trust & trade

Wed, 03 Jul 2019 - 11:42 GMT

The Islamic Development Bank (IsIDB) has a portfolio of $21.6 billion in Egypt, including $10 billion with the ITFC.

Shortage in Egyptian food products abroad to be ended: PM

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 - 09:43 GMT

The PM held a meeting to find radical solutions for the shortage in the Egyptian food products abroad.

Sisi to deliver speech at International Food Safety Conference

Mon, 11 Feb 2019 - 09:48 GMT

The conference aims to discuss food security strategies to achieve the sustainable development goals 2030, which focus on ending food hunger.

Egyptian MP highlights African people’s right in food security

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 - 11:39 GMT

Raef Temraz affirmed the importance of coordination between the African states to guarantee self-sufficiency of agricultural output.

FM discusses development with World Food Program

Sun, 29 Jul 2018 - 06:41 GMT

The World Food Program pays special attention to the social solidarity schemes of the Egyptian government and food supplies provided to refugees in the country.

Social security nets to grow: New borns added to ration cards starting July

Wed, 04 Jul 2018 - 01:51 GMT

Minister of Supply and Internal Trade said July 3 that procedures and guidelines governing the addition of new born children to ration cards will be put in place and announced July 11.

A look back: Ramadan’s Supermarket Expo

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 - 10:00 GMT

With 800,000 attendees and 250 exhibitors, this year’s food exhibition came as a much-needed relief for the inflation-burdened citizen; and right before Ramadan.

WFP allocates $454M to back Egypt's 5-yrplan for food security

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 - 12:25 GMT

Egyptian Ambassador to Italy and Permanent Representative to UN Organizations in Rome Hisham Badr said the UN World Food Program (WFP) supports Egypt's 2018-2023 plan for food security with 454 million dollars.

Government promotes cultivation of quinoa

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 - 08:07 GMT

The ancient quinoa seed is one of those alternatives that the Ministry of Agriculture is set to expand its cultivation in Egypt