Agriculture

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.

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.

Agriculture ministry's CAPQ signs cooperation protocol with FAS

Fri, 24 Jul 2020 - 03:10 GMT

The crops that will be initially coded are pomegranates, beans, onions and grapes, among other crops planted in Upper Egyptian governorates.

Egyptian agriculture official commits suicide over corruption

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 - 06:27 GMT

Head of the Agricultural Association in Abij village at the Kafr El-Zayat city in Gharbiya Governorate A. H. committed suicide by taking aluminum phosphide tablets, fumigant for stored cereal grains.

Egypt’s agriculture exports hit $1.8B in 9 months- council

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 - 01:20 GMT

The volume of agriculture exports declined 7.2 percent to hit 3.542 million tons during the reporting period, down from 3.818 million tons during the agriculture export season in 2018/2019.

FAO praises Egypt in dealing with COVID-19 crisis

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 03:55 GMT

The FAO has partnered with the Egyptian government and cooperatives to find ways to limit food losses caused by production surpluses and inefficient practices.

Egypt pumps investments exceeding LE 50B in ICT sector during 3 years

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 - 10:40 GMT

The diversity of the Egyptian economy contributed to overcoming the coronaviruscrisis, Minister of Planning and Economic Development Hala Al-Saeed, said Sunday.

Egypt's onion exports record over 273K tons in 6 months

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 - 11:05 GMT

Egypt's exports of onion have recorded 273,312 tons since the beginning of the year until July 8.

Egypt deepens agriculture cooperation with 6 African countries: Min.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 - 05:16 GMT

Egypt has expanded the projects of joint farms with African countries over the past 6 years to contribute to sustainable development programs in Africa.

Portfolio of Egyptian agriculture sector contains 13 projects worth $545M

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 - 01:44 GMT

The ministry places among its priorities in the current stage coordination with international institutions and development partners to support the agricultural sector, given its role in providing food security in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

Agriculture sector contributes by 14% to Egypt's GDP

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 - 11:06 GMT

The returns of agricultural products exports increased by 20 percent in 2019 compared to 2009, and vegetable exports increased by 40 percent during this period.

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.

In Pics: Fall armyworm reported in Egypt’s Qena

Sun, 28 Jun 2020 - 11:50 GMT

The fall armyworms are no less dangerous than the [novel] coronavirus pandemic, as it destroys more than 80 types of agricultural crops in Egypt.”

COVID-19 IMPACT: Livelihood of Egyptian small farmers plagued by remittance slump

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 12:31 GMT

The IFAD estimated that the global remittances to developing countries could fall by US$110 billion in 2020 as a result of the outbreak of COVID-19.

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.

Enhancing Food security: Egypt increases 20/21 FY allocations for agriculture by 2%

Sun, 21 Jun 2020 - 09:07 GMT

The newly-allocated money aims at enhancing the state’s food security and rationalizing the food imports, amid the crisis of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic.

Planning Ministry allocates LE34.5B for agriculture sector in 2020/2021

Sun, 21 Jun 2020 - 01:19 GMT

It is also interrelated with other sectors, such as the transport, storage, trade and transformative industries, the statement added.

After pilot success: 'Better Cotton Initiative' officially launched in Egypt under UNIDO's auspices

Mon, 15 Jun 2020 - 07:03 GMT

The Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation declared Monday that the initiative will be introduced in Damietta and Kafr Al Sheikh governorates.

Egypt demolishes almost 26K unlicensed buildings in 65 days

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 - 12:07 GMT

Also, huge amounts of garbage were collected.

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