Upper Egypt may be suitable for cocoa beans cultivation due to climate change: Head of Farmers’ Syndicate

Sat, 30 Mar 2024 - 02:10 GMT

In a statement on Saturday, he mentioned, "The climate in southern Upper Egypt may be conducive to growing cocoa, as it resembles the climate in West African regions, which account for about 70% of the world’s cocoa production."

Egypt to plant about 4 million acres of wheat next season: Head of Farmers’ Syndicate

Sat, 19 Aug 2023 - 04:40 GMT

Farmers are working with the government to cultivate all the area to be planted with 100% certified seeds to increase our production of wheat, he added in a statement on Saturday.

Highlight: Egypt's Parliament to discuss agricultural files in terms of self-sufficiency

Sat, 29 Apr 2023 - 10:36 GMT

The step comes as the agriculture sector receives great attention from the political leadership during the recent period.

China ready to cooperate with Egypt in cultivating rice in desert: Ambassador

Mon, 20 Feb 2023 - 10:50 GMT

He added that this proposal was discussed with Egyptian Minister of Agriculture Al Sayyed Al Qusseir several days ago.

Know more about 1st sugar cane field to use modern irrigation methods in Qena

Sat, 21 Jan 2023 - 12:50 GMT

The experiment succeeded, under the supervision of the Directorate of Agriculture in Qena and the competent authorities, and proved its effectiveness compared to submersion cultivation in other crops.

Know more about Egypt's Jojoba cultivation mega project

Thu, 29 Dec 2022 - 12:22 GMT

The phase includes cultivating an area of 2000 acres of the jojoba plant, which is called the "Green Gold," where the preparation of cultivation and internal roads for the second phase is underway, which includes 1,000 acres.

Call for cultivating coffee, tea in Egypt to reduce imports

Mon, 17 Oct 2022 - 03:51 GMT

Ayman Mohsab submitted a proposal to the Advisor, Dr. Hanafi Jabali, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, for the cultivation of tropical crops, such as coffee and tea in Egypt, to reduce their imports and consequently reduce their costs, Al Dostor newspaper reported.

How climate change affected mango crop in Aswan this year

Wed, 28 Sep 2022 - 07:27 GMT

Fares Village in Aswan is famous for the best types of mangoes because it is located away from industrial pollutants, and near the Nile River.

140K feddans cultivated within Egyptian Countryside Development initiative

Sun, 19 Jun 2022 - 10:14 GMT

Abdel Wahab noted that the company's work is not limited to agriculture merely but also includes animal production.

In pics: Egypt’s ‘Sheikh Oun’ turns from poor village to sustainable model thanks to rooftop farming

Tue, 02 Nov 2021 - 01:14 GMT

Khaled Gweida, one of the residents, said that six years ago, they asked an agricultural engineer to teach them planting rooftops, which they started in one unit that cost them then L.E. 1,500

On Egyptian Farmer Day, President Sisi pledges support, decent life

Thu, 09 Sep 2021 - 11:01 GMT

The president tweeted on the occasion.

Researcher shows degree of fiber strength of colored cotton cultivated in Egypt

Thu, 19 Aug 2021 - 11:23 GMT

Cotton worldwide used to be colored but a mutation occurred turning the specie into white, Mosaad explained.

In pics: Harvest of Egypt’s favorite summer fruit starts

Wed, 26 May 2021 - 02:19 GMT

Walking by fruit stands in the streets in Egypt, you can notice its distinctive smell; one of the most nutritionally rich fruits “Egyptian mango.”

Minister reveals rate of Egypt's self-sufficiency of wheat, sugar

Mon, 05 Apr 2021 - 10:59 GMT

Egypt is expected to achieve self-sufficiency of sugar by 100 percent in 2022.

Egypt cultivates 3.5 million feddans of wheat this season: Farmers’ Syndicate head

Mon, 28 Dec 2020 - 06:03 GMT

"The average production per feddan of wheat is 2.7 tons, noting that what has actually been cultivated so far is about 3 million feddans.

Egypt targets increasing agricultural exports by entering new markets

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 - 11:12 GMT

The government wants to increase agricultural exports in the current fiscal year to 6.75 million tons.

Violating farmers to pay fines in installments over 2 years

Mon, 23 Mar 2020 - 01:46 GMT

That applies to farmers who committed violations pertinent to rice cultivation.

915K feddans cultivated as ‘Strip Lynchets’ to boost wheat production

Sat, 02 Nov 2019 - 12:20 GMT

The ministry is also introducing new wheat species that resist climate change, ripen fast, and have high productivity.

Rice-cultivated areas increase: FEI head

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 - 10:24 GMT

The would-be cultivated area increased to 1.2 million acres compared to 724,000 acres to meet people’s needs.

21.8 tons of garbage collected in 7 months

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 - 09:11 GMT

The garbage were collected from all 27 governorates.