Irrigation

Egypt to finalize 1st group of green housing units by end of 2023

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 - 11:22 GMT

Egypt will finalize and deliver the first group of green housing units to citizens by the end of the year 2023.

Egyptian president gives instructions on land reclamation considering limited water resources

Wed, 16 Nov 2022 - 05:49 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi held a meeting Tuesday with senior officials to follow up on land reclamation projects southern the Nile Valley.

Egypt, Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation partner up to digitalize irrigation monitoring

Tue, 08 Nov 2022 - 04:37 GMT

Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Hani Sweilam and the agency's director signed a letter of intent.

Irrigation minister: Egypt, Japan established distinguished cooperation over many years

Tue, 20 Sep 2022 - 01:44 GMT

During the meeting, the two sides discussed rehabilitation and improvement of the water facilities for effective and equitable distribution of irrigation water in the command area of Bahr Yusef canal, is a canal which connects the Nile River with Fayyum in Egypt.

Egypt's Irrigation min.: Many countries suffer from water shortage amid increasing population, climate changes

Sun, 11 Sep 2022 - 11:35 GMT

The minister further pointed out to his ministry's efforts in the water domain.

Egypt targets to reclaim 3.5-4M feddans of lands in 3 years

Tue, 30 Aug 2022 - 04:46 GMT

Moussa noted that the water to be used in such reclamation endeavors is the outcome of projects implemented to achieve efficiency.

Egypt, Madagascar mull MoU on water projects

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 11:55 GMT

Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Hany Sweilam met Monday with Madagascar Minister of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Ravokatra Fidiniavo.

Newly-appointed Egyptian irrigation minister suggests developing drought-resistant crops

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 02:17 GMT

The newly-appointed minister of irrigation and water resources, Hani Sweilam, held Monday a meeting with senior officials at the ministry to discuss under-progress and future plans.

Irrigation ministry declares length of canals lined in Upper Egypt

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 - 02:50 GMT

Other lining works are still under progress.

Climate change produces significant impacts on water resources, food production: Egypt's Irrigation minister

Wed, 20 Jul 2022 - 10:21 GMT

The minister also said that Egypt is one of those most affected by climate change.

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.

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