Agriculture

Area cultivated with cotton in Egypt grows by 39%

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 - 02:13 GMT

The ministry noted that more of the crop could be grown but the ministry has set a maximum.

25% of Egypt's New Alamain City to become industrial zone

Sun, 19 Jun 2022 - 11:08 GMT

The official clarified that the industrial zone is located southern the city in the desert area.

140K feddans cultivated within Egyptian Countryside Development initiative

Sun, 19 Jun 2022 - 10:14 GMT

Abdel Wahab noted that the company's work is not limited to agriculture merely but also includes animal production.

Egyptian president holds meeting to follow up on projects relevant to food security

Sun, 12 Jun 2022 - 07:51 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi held a meeting Sunday with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli, Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Al Sayed al-Qusair, and Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Osama Rabie.

Egypt's agricultural exports record 3.5M tons in less than 6 months

Sun, 12 Jun 2022 - 06:04 GMT

Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Al Sayed al-Qusair stated Sunday that the size of Egyptian agricultural exports between January 1 and June 11 has hit 3.5 million tons.

Env. Ministry held 600 seminars to educate Egyptian farmers on manfacturing rice straw instead of burning it

Tue, 07 Jun 2022 - 12:12 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad stated that the ministry has held 600 seminars to educate farmers on using excess rice straw in an environment-friendly way instead of burning it.

Kharga declared Egypt's 1st environment-friendly city

Mon, 06 Jun 2022 - 12:29 GMT

Kharga was chosen to be environment-friendly because it has no factories.

Manufacturing, agriculture, ICT sectors contribute to GDP by 26%: Min.

Tue, 31 May 2022 - 05:57 GMT

The main axis of the economic reform program is to increase the relative weight of the sectors of manufacturing, agriculture, communications and information technology, according to Minister of Planning Hala El-Said.

Egypt implements plan to introduce 60 new silos, expand existing ones

Sun, 22 May 2022 - 11:41 GMT

The company underscored that the new silos will be close to the production sites in order to reduce the costs of transport and fuel.

Egypt targets reclaiming nearly 2.2 M new acres of agricultural land: Minister

Sat, 21 May 2022 - 10:19 GMT

The Egyptian government is keen to increase the cultivation of strategic crops, said Minister of Agriculture El Sayyed Al Qusseir.

Egypt allocates 2.2M square meters of unexploited state-owned lands to public, private investment

Mon, 16 May 2022 - 02:32 GMT

Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Al Sayed al-Qusair made the statements Sunday.

Food Security: How did Egypt achieve self-sufficiency in vegetables, fruits?

Sun, 15 May 2022 - 08:01 GMT

The main objective of applying the agriculture strategy by horizontal and vertical expansion is to achieve food security.

Egypt’s Minister of Environment, German Special Envoy for International Climate Action discuss early warning system in agricultural field

Fri, 13 May 2022 - 04:44 GMT

Meanwhile, Faoud met with Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Almheiri, the UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, on the sidelines of the ministerial meeting, the Egyptian Ministry said on Friday in another statement.

FAO Egypt, Canadian mission discuss climate change, agriculture, food security files in Egypt

Mon, 09 May 2022 - 06:35 GMT

Both sides also discussed the impacts of climate change and the Ukrainian war on the agricultural and food security sectors in Egypt, FAO-Egypt on its official Twitter account on Sunday.

House of Representatives approves agreement on Sustainable Transformation for Agricultural Resilience in Upper Egypt

Sun, 08 May 2022 - 10:34 GMT

The agreement aims to improve the living standards of Upper Egyptians in Minya, Assiut, and Sohag. It supports them to face water scarcity and climate change impacts in the future.

Um al-Bared Dam: Latest bid to protect Central Sinai from torrential rains, reuse in agriculture

Sat, 30 Apr 2022 - 12:41 GMT

The Umm Al-Bared Dam is located in the village of Al-Tamd, with a length of 250 meters, a height of 7 meters, and a storage capacity of 3 million cubic meters of water.

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.

What has Egypt done to place food security in heart of 2030 Vision?

Thu, 21 Apr 2022 - 03:33 GMT

Food security is in the heart of Egypt’s 2030 Vision as national security issue, and is working on expanding agricultural land, reduce import, and adapt to climate change, Minister of Agriculture Assayed al-Qasir said Thursday.

Egypt announces India as new wheat supplier

Fri, 15 Apr 2022 - 12:23 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Agriculture El Sayyed El Qusseir announced in a statement on Thursday that India has been recognized as a new country of origin for importing wheat within the framework of the state’s plan to open new sources of importing wheat as a strategic commodity.

Egypt, EU discuss agricultural, employment cooperation

Mon, 11 Apr 2022 - 02:40 GMT

The talks also tackled ways of overcoming the negative impact of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict on the global and Egyptian economy, including allocating 100 million euros by the EU to support Egypt in the field of food security.

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