environment

Egypt combats climate change with major projects like 'Benban solar park'

Thu, 22 Sep 2022 - 07:28 GMT

The $3.5 billion project, located in Aswan’s village of Benban, has a total capacity of 1.8 gigawatts.

Egypt modernizes public transport fleet, converts 2K buses to run using natural gas

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 - 06:58 GMT

The ministry is modernizing the fleet of the public transport in Cairo and Alexandria to operate using natural gas instead of diesel, in partnership with Ministry of Military Production.

Egypt's Minister of Environment: African continent will witness massive social, economic change by 2050

Fri, 16 Sep 2022 - 05:33 GMT

The Egyptian initiative sits the ambition to treat and recycle at least 50% of solid waste generated in Africa by 2050, which will contribute to reducing the generation of greenhouse gases resulting from such waste, and reduce the overall impacts of waste pollution on human health, biodiversity, food systems and resource scarcity.

Study reveals 4 economic gains for development of lakes nation-wide

Thu, 01 Sep 2022 - 07:10 GMT

A study was issued by the Egyptian Observatory of the Egyptian Center for Thought and Strategic Studies, monitoring the economic gains for the development of lakes.

Egypt’s environment minister, chairperson of Elders discuss adaptation finance to African women

Thu, 25 Aug 2022 - 12:10 GMT

The meeting focuses on Africa priorities to COP 27, said the ministry in a statement.

Environment Min. receives outgoing Australian Amb., talk Egypt's preparations for COP7

Tue, 23 Aug 2022 - 12:30 GMT

H.E. Dr. Yasmine Fouad, Minister of Environment in Egypt, received H. E. Mr. Glenn Miles, Ambassador of Australia in Egypt, in her office at the Ministry’s headquarters in Fustat, bidding him Farwell before the end of his tenure as ambassador.

How Egypt encouraged investment into green projects

Tue, 16 Aug 2022 - 11:32 GMT

The Egyptian state has put in place a package of incentives to encourage green projects.

Ultimate goal of COP 27 is 'implementation': President-Designate

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 11:51 GMT

President-Designate of COP 27 Sameh Shokry, who is also Egypt's Minister of Foreign Affairs, asserted Sunday that the ultimate goal of the coming summit is "implementation."

Egypt to establish 1st factory to produce environment-friendly bags from eggshell

Sat, 06 Aug 2022 - 11:57 GMT

Egypt seeks to provide biodegradable bags, as the plastic bag that is currently used does not decompose until after 400 years.

2nd environmental marathon kicks off in Alexandria to combat Climate change

Sat, 30 Jul 2022 - 02:07 GMT

This comes ahead, and amid preparations for Egypt's hosting of the Climate Change Conference ( Cop27), which is scheduled to be held in Sharm El-Sheikh next November.

Egypt, Japan discuss funding environment-friendly airports

Wed, 27 Jul 2022 - 01:13 GMT

Minister of Civil Aviation Mohamed Manar Enaba and Japan's Ambassador to Egypt Oka Hiroshi held talks Tuesday.

Egypt’s green initiative: 14 reasons why afforestation helps counter climate change

Sat, 09 Jul 2022 - 10:08 GMT

Many new and greater cities across Egypt have witnessed a lot of afforestation and tree planting as part of the nation-wide ‘Prepare for Green’ initiative aiming to turn different places into eco-friendly areas.

Egypt launches ‘Nouwfi’ program for financing eco-friendly, green projects

Thu, 07 Jul 2022 - 04:45 GMT

Meanwhile, Mashaat said that the Ministry of International Cooperation has a portfolio with more than $11 billion to fund projects in green transformation, advancement of comprehensive and sustainable recovery, and implementation of the national strategy for climate change.

Official discloses number of people expected to visit Egypt to attend COP 27 in November

Thu, 07 Jul 2022 - 01:47 GMT

Bahgat noted that the selection of Egypt to host the summit reflects confidence in Egypt's hospitality capabilities as well as the good status of its environmental conditions.

Discussed: 7 pillars of Egypt’s Sustainable Development plan 22/23

Wed, 06 Jul 2022 - 01:53 GMT

Building the Egyptian person and improving the citizen's quality of life is the primary goal behind all development efforts.

Egypt, Netherlands talk cooperation in field of water ahead of COP27

Mon, 04 Jul 2022 - 10:21 GMT

There is a long-standing cooperation between Egypt and the Netherlands in the field of water, dating back 46 years, since the establishment of the Egyptian-Dutch Consultative Council for Water Management in 1976.

Africa's waste reaches 250 million tons annually, expected to double by 4 times in 2050: Environment Ministry

Mon, 04 Jul 2022 - 09:13 GMT

The Egyptian Minister of Environment, Dr. Yasmine Fouad, said that about 250 million tons of waste is generated from Africa continent annually, and by the year 2050, the amount of waste is expected to double to about 4 times.

Egyptian Researcher succeeds in predicting forest fires in Australia, control it in record time

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 - 12:28 GMT

Mina Hanin is one of the Egyptian experts living in Australia, and he was recognized for his success in predicting forest fires.

All you need to know about environmental crimes punished in Egypt

Sat, 25 Jun 2022 - 11:39 GMT

The law defines environmental crime as “an attack on the environment, whether air, water or land, in a way that reduces its value, distorts its nature, or depletes its resources.”

'Youth Love Egypt', Orange implement campaign for cleaning Nile River banks ahead of COP 27

Tue, 21 Jun 2022 - 10:22 GMT

'Youth Love Egypt' and Orange joined forces, under the auspices of the Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources, to implement a campaign for cleaning the Nile River ahead of COP 27.

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