food security

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.

What has Egypt done to place food security in heart of 2030 Vision?

Thu, 21 Apr 2022 - 03:33 GMT

Food security is in the heart of Egypt’s 2030 Vision as national security issue, and is working on expanding agricultural land, reduce import, and adapt to climate change, Minister of Agriculture Assayed al-Qasir said Thursday.

Opinion - Out of conflict, a plan for Africa’s food security

Wed, 30 Mar 2022 - 05:57 GMT

A foreign war has exposed Africa’s chronic dependence on food imports and galvanized action to address the nexus between conflict, food insecurity and climate change, write Patrick Verkooijen, Anne Beathe Tvinnereim and Akinwumi Adesina

Egypt has adopted many initiatives to achieve food security: Minister

Mon, 07 Feb 2022 - 07:09 GMT

He added that Egypt has also adopted other initiatives to eliminate diseases based on malnutrition, such as anemia and dwarfism.

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.