LE 17Bln to be invested in Egypt's canal lining as part of FY22/23 development plan

Thu, 30 Jun 2022 - 12:54 GMT

In its recommendations regarding the economic development plan for 2022/2023, the House of Representatives’ Agriculture and Irrigation Committee said that the Ministry of Irrigation aims to preserve all available resources and rationalize their use while maximizing the return from them.

Egypt begins removal of Greater Cairo's iconic floating houses

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 - 02:07 GMT

The Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources removed on Monday and Tuesday 15 floating houses that were located on the Nile River at Agouza and Kitkat.

Egypt completes rehabilitation of 5,242 km of canals as part of national project

Tue, 21 Jun 2022 - 10:53 GMT

Egypt has rehabilitated canals with lengths of up to 5,242 km in different governorates thus far since the national project of lining canals kicked off.

'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.

Discussed: What prohibitions set in Egypt’s irrigation law to protec water resources

Sat, 04 Jun 2022 - 11:25 GMT

Approved by the parliament in 2021, Egypt’s new water resources and irrigation law sets a number of prohibitions for the protection of water.

Irrigation ministry’s delegation visits DR Congo to share Egypt’s water management experience

Fri, 27 May 2022 - 01:44 GMT

The ministry said in a press release on Friday that the visit was made under the directives of Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel Ati to continue to cement water resources-related cooperation between both countries.

Egypt, Netherlands to begin cooperation program in 10 fields of water resources

Tue, 10 May 2022 - 02:13 GMT

The Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources, and the Dutch ambassador signed Monday evening a cooperation program in 10 sectors of water resources.

Progress rate of canal lining, drip irrigation introduction in Egypt revealed

Wed, 27 Apr 2022 - 03:11 GMT

The ministry is carrying out measures taken to enhance the irrigation system, and coexistence with the negative impact of climate change.

'Egypt showed much lenience in negotiations on GERD filling, operation': Irrigation Minister

Wed, 20 Apr 2022 - 02:56 GMT

That was during a meeting with the Japanese ambassador.

Egypt lined 212 canals in Sohag as part of national project at cost of LE 2.6 bln

Mon, 18 Apr 2022 - 11:14 GMT

The national project for lining the canals in Sohag Governorate, is one of the most important national projects implemented by the political leadership in the governorate in order to conserve irrigation water and ensure that water reaches the ends of the canals on a regular basis throughout the year.

Egypt, Tajikistan to attend water conferences held by each other in 2022/23

Mon, 11 Apr 2022 - 01:23 GMT

Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Abdel Aty met Sunday evening with Tajikistan Ambassador to Cairo Darab al-Din Qassemy.

Egypt may double financial allocations for national water plan: Irrigation Minister

Sat, 02 Apr 2022 - 01:15 GMT

Water scarcity, which is exacerbated by climate change, is one of the main causes of migration and population displacement in many parts, said the Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation.

Egypt, Burundi coordinate activation of "integrated management of water resources" agreement

Thu, 31 Mar 2022 - 09:46 GMT

The agreement focuses on three technical areas.

195 irrigation projects accomplished within 'Decent Life'

Wed, 23 Feb 2022 - 12:48 GMT

Those took place in 20 governorates at a cost of LE9.9 billion ($615.75 million).

Egypt introduces drip irrigation in 1M feddans as part of bigger target

Wed, 29 Dec 2021 - 11:56 GMT

Modernizing irrigation systems is part of a larger plan to save water.

Upper Egypt gets a revamp with special care to human development

Sun, 26 Dec 2021 - 06:00 GMT

Upper Egyptian governorates, from the North to the South, are Fayoum, Beni Suef, Menya, Asyut, Sohag, Qena, Luxor, and Aswan.

Egypt dug 75 underground water wells, 7 dams in Uganda: Minister

Sat, 11 Dec 2021 - 12:00 GMT

The Minister said that the depth of a well ranges between 20 and 30 meters and it serves about 100 families (about 800 individuals) in one area.

Egypt’s irrigation in 2021: et highlights achievements to reduce water deficit gap, adapt to climate change

Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 02:27 GMT

Such development is expected to reflect positively on farmers in the first place, as part of the objectives of the National Water Resources Plan until 2037.

CBE launches $3.5-bilion initiative for using modern and smart irrigation methods

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 - 11:28 GMT

The benefited farmers shall pay the cost of switching to modern irrigation systems in interest-free installments over 10 years.

EU one of most important development partners of Egypt: Irrigation Min.

Tue, 26 Oct 2021 - 01:18 GMT

Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel Aati on Tuesday said that the European Union (EU) is one of the most important development partners of Egypt.