Egypt to introduce artificial intelligence in irrigation water management

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 12:51 GMT

The Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation and the Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology signed a cooperation protocol.

President Sisi holds meeting on agricultural projects, Sinai development

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 05:13 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi held a meeting Wednesday with ministers of agriculture and military production.

President Sisi inaugurates Sphinx, New Administrative Capital airports

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 10:33 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi inaugurated on June 29, 2020 Sphinx Airport on Cairo-Alex Road and the New Administrative Capital airport via video-conference.

Irrigation, agriculture ministries coordinate for applying new irrigation system

Tue, 23 Jun 2020 - 01:10 GMT

The two ministers also discussed the priorities for implementing a mechanism for land reclamation under the new system.

Egyptian irrigation minister’s isolation ends Monday after contacting infected governor

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 - 02:28 GMT

Minister Abdel Ati was required to isolate himself and adhere to all medical precautions.

Canal lining project saving Egypt 5 bn cubic meters of water per annum launches

Tue, 28 Apr 2020 - 01:29 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi instructed the establishment of canals lining across the country in two years instead of 10.

Egypt upgrades irrigation system over more than 7K feddans

Sat, 11 Apr 2020 - 02:09 GMT

The projects aim at changing the surface irrigation systems into the drip irrigation system, using solar energy to rationalize water consumption.

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.

GERD negotiations meeting kicks off in Khartoum

Sat, 21 Dec 2019 - 02:42 GMT

A technical meeting for Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan to negotiate the rules of filling the reservoir of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) kicked off in Khartoum on Saturday.

Developed infrastructure essential for poverty eradication: Egypt

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 - 03:15 GMT

The minister’s comments came at the Inter-Ministerial Committee Meeting of the Presidential Championing Infrastructure Initiative at the (PICI – IMC).

Sisi: Egypt exerts balanced efforts in talks on Ethiopia’s dam

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 - 09:11 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al- Sisi voiced his aspiration to reach an agreement that bears the common interests of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia into account, Radi added.

Sisi: Egypt exerts balanced efforts in talks on Ethiopia’s dam

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 - 04:58 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al- Sisi voiced his aspiration to reach an agreement that bears the common interests of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia into account, Radi added.

Egypt provided all solutions to reach deal on Ethiopia's dam: Minister

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 - 02:32 GMT

The Ethiopian stance has caused Egypt to face a stumble regarding finding a solution to the operation and management problem of the Ethiopian dam, said Abdel Atti.

World Water Council ready to hold dialogue with Nile basin countries

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 - 01:50 GMT

World Water Council president is willing to cooperate with the Egyptian government to save every single drop of water.

PM: Egypt faces major challenge to reach fair deal on Ethiopia's dam

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 - 12:49 GMT

“The environmental and hydrological studies of the dam have not been carried out yet, and we hope that consultant firms finish them,” said Madbouli

Egypt executes water management program with investments of $ 50B: Minister

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 - 11:31 GMT

“Any unilateral change in the Nile River course would severely affect Egypt,” said Minister Abdel Atti in his speech at the second edition of the Cairo Water Week Forum.

1/3 Africans to suffer from water shortage by 2030: ICID chief

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 - 11:14 GMT

The president of the ICID referred to Egypt’s strategy adopting modern irrigation techniques, praising the forum held under the auspices of President Sisi.

Parliament to mull new amendments to Irrigation law

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 - 11:57 GMT

The amendments, which have been drafted by the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation, label encroachment crime as a felony, which is punishable by prison, not as a misdemeanor.

Egypt applies Greywater reuse in irrigation

Mon, 29 Jul 2019 - 03:16 GMT

Greywater is wastewater without fecal materials; it is produced from households and offices as a result of washing hands, taking showers, and laundering cloth.

State completes Sarabium Siphon, infrastructure of North Sinai Development Project

Tue, 09 Jul 2019 - 09:04 GMT

The Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources revealed the progress achieved in the North Sinai Development Project aimed at claiming 400,000 feddans.