Agriculture

Egypt, Somalia discuss boosting bilateral cooperation

Sat, 19 Nov 2022 - 11:31 GMT

During the meeting, the agriculture minister highlighted President Abdel Fattah El Sisi's directives to provide all forms of support to the African countries.

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.

AfDB considers establishment of integrated agricultural industrial zones in Egypt

Tue, 15 Nov 2022 - 05:15 GMT

This came during a meeting between the Minister of Trade and Industry, Ahmed Samir, with the President of the African Development Bank Group, on Monday.

Egypt owns several pioneering scientific centers in agriculture research sphere: Agriculture min.

Tue, 15 Nov 2022 - 11:07 GMT

Egypt owns several pioneering scientific centers in the agriculture research sphere, affirmed Agriculture and Land Reclamation Minister El Sayed el Quseir.

Parliament approves toughened penalty on agricultural encroachments

Mon, 17 Oct 2022 - 07:17 GMT

The draft law aims to protect national food security and agricultural land, preserve its fertility, as these violations have direct impact on the national economy, sustainable development and agricultural production.

Egypt has clear vision of challenges in Arab world: Iraqi Agriculture Minister

Fri, 07 Oct 2022 - 11:03 GMT

He praised Egypt's hosting of the 27th Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC (COP 27) due in Sharm El Sheikh City in November, saying that the conference reflects Egypt’s role.

Jordan praises Egypt’s experience in Agriculture sector

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 - 12:09 GMT

Hanifat told MENA that "Egypt now reaps the benefits of this experiment, stressing that his country is keen to cement cooperation with Cairo in the field of agriculture and other domains."

Egypt’s strategic stock of wheat sufficient for 6.6 months: minister

Mon, 12 Sep 2022 - 08:30 GMT

Egypt’s strategic stock of wheat is enough for 6.6 months, Moselhi said, noting that Egypt produces nearly 50% of its wheat needs.

Highlights: How Egypt developed cotton industry

Sat, 10 Sep 2022 - 05:43 GMT

Three new cotton varieties were developed and registered, while Giza 98 variety is underway, bringing the productivity from 8 to 10 quintals per feddan.

Sesame harvest: The golden crop witnesses rise in cultivation this year

Sat, 03 Sep 2022 - 09:53 GMT

The sesame harvest season began in the fields of Sharqia Governorate, amid great joy among farmers and their children, to harvest the golden product, which witnessed an unprecedented turnout from farmers than the previous years.

Egypt exports 350 agricultural products to around 150 countries annually

Wed, 31 Aug 2022 - 01:04 GMT

The spokesperson highlighted that the export season has already begun, and that the amount shipped so far is 4.5 million tons.

Egypt contemplates supplying 1.5M tons of local rice on ration cards

Wed, 31 Aug 2022 - 12:30 GMT

The harvest season of rice in Egypt begins in July.

To partially make up for wheat imports hit by Russia-Ukraine War: Egypt's gov. purchases 4.2M tons of local crop to produce subsidized bread

Wed, 31 Aug 2022 - 11:35 GMT

Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Ali al-Moselhy made the statement Wednesday.

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.

Egyptian cotton exports hit 60K tons at $380M in 2021

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 02:30 GMT

Egypt exports 90 percent of its produce annually with India being the top exporter followed by China and Bangladesh.

Egypt targets cultivation of 600K feddans of beetroot in FY2022/23 to achieve self-sufficiency of sugar

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 01:20 GMT

The production size already increased in FY2021/2022.

50% of areas cultivating coffee globally will be out of service due to climate change: Official

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 09:58 GMT

All agricultural crops are affected by climate changes, especially coffee, which has witnessed increase in its prices globally in the recent period.

Egypt's CAPMAS releases annual figures on land reclamation

Mon, 22 Aug 2022 - 02:17 GMT

The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) released a report Monday on land reclamation in 2020/2021.

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.

Egypt aims to invest LE82.9B in agricultural sector during 2022-2023

Tue, 26 Jul 2022 - 04:05 GMT

The Ministry also targets to achieve an increase in agricultural production from LE 1.2 trillion expected in 21/2022 to LE 1.37 trillion in the 22/2023 plan.

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