Agriculture

Egypt’s Ministry of Agriculture issues set of rules for farmers to protect export crops amid unstable weather

Fri, 31 Dec 2021 - 12:17 GMT

The climatic changes may affect agricultural activities, especially for export vegetable crops like Potatoes, tomatoes, strawberries, and etc, so the Committee on Climate Change issued a guide report to farmers to preserve the crops.

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.

President Sisi instructs substituting existing cattle in Egypt with highly productive ones

Tue, 28 Dec 2021 - 03:49 GMT

On his side, Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Al Sayed al-Qusair added that the ministry works on improving the heredity of cattle in Egypt.

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.

Agriculture sector provides job opportunities for 25% of workforce in Egypt

Sat, 25 Dec 2021 - 01:53 GMT

The Assistant Minister said that the size of the cultivated lands is more than 9.4 million feddans (one feddan is equal to 1.03 acres), and the state is currently working on reclaiming more than 4 million more feddans.

Government is reclaiming 1 M acres in Upper Egypt: Agricultural Spox

Fri, 24 Dec 2021 - 02:09 GMT

The government targets reclamation more than 4 million feddans nationwide, he said.

Egyptian government offers 70% subsidized houses, agricultural lands in Sinai

Thu, 23 Dec 2021 - 01:05 GMT

Those are located within the 17 Bedouin residential areas the government is introducing on the peninsula.

Egypt, Lebanon discuss facilitating procedures of exchanging agricultural goods

Wed, 22 Dec 2021 - 11:56 GMT

Agriculture Minister el Sayyed el Qusair discussed Wednesday with visiting Lebanese Agriculture Minister Abbas al Hajj Hassan and his accompanying delegation facilitating the measures of exchanging agricultural goods between Egypt and Lebanon and removing all hindrances facing this process.

Egyptian governor reveals surface area of cultivated land in South Sinai's desert

Wed, 15 Dec 2021 - 12:19 GMT

Governor of South Sinai Khaled Fouda indicated Wednesday the total area of cultivated land in the desert governorate.

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.

Surface area of cultivated lands in Egypt's Sinai rises by 118%: researcher

Sun, 21 Nov 2021 - 11:57 GMT

The economic researcher explained how that has been achieved.

Minister highlights number of birds, eggs produced by Egypt annually

Tue, 16 Nov 2021 - 02:19 GMT

In a meeting with parliamentarians at the House of Representatives Tuesday, Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Al Sayed Al Qusair made the statement.

In pics: Egypt’s ‘Sheikh Oun’ turns from poor village to sustainable model thanks to rooftop farming

Tue, 02 Nov 2021 - 01:14 GMT

Khaled Gweida, one of the residents, said that six years ago, they asked an agricultural engineer to teach them planting rooftops, which they started in one unit that cost them then L.E. 1,500

Interview – IFAD’s Secretary praises Egypt’s strong commitment to help the vulnerable, highlights smallholder farmers role

Sun, 31 Oct 2021 - 12:15 GMT

IFAD has been involved in Egypt for over four decades, and the portfolio to date is 14 projects worth $1.1 billion.

Modern irrigation systems introduced in 1M feddans in Egypt

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 - 02:10 GMT

Ghanem added that the ministry targets accomplishing modern irrigation systems in four million feddans in three years at a budget of LE40 billion ($250 million).

Youth Love Egypt, Minister of Agriculture discuss 'Nile Tree' project

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 - 12:55 GMT

The Nile Tree Project, which was launched by the YLE at World Environment Day this year, aims at planting 0.5 million trees along all newly-lined irrigational canals on the two banks of the Nile.

Implementation of irrigation network infrastructure in Egypt's New Delta begins

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 - 01:13 GMT

The project spans over 2.2 million feddans (one feddan equals 4,500 square meters).

Egyptian Amb. in Beirut discusses economic relations with Lebanese gov’t members

Sat, 02 Oct 2021 - 01:42 GMT

Ambassador of Egypt to Lebanon, Dr. Yasser Elwi, met Saturday with a number of members of the Lebanese government, to discuss ways to support and develop economic bilateral relations between Egypt and Lebanon.

Egyptian Amb. in Beirut discusses economic relations with Lebanese gov’t members

Sat, 02 Oct 2021 - 01:42 GMT

Ambassador of Egypt to Lebanon, Dr. Yasser Elwi, met Saturday with a number of members of the Lebanese government, to discuss ways to support and develop economic bilateral relations between Egypt and Lebanon.

75% of encroachments on Egypt's state-owned land removed

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 - 11:19 GMT

That has been accomplished over 18 phases since May 2017 when the campaign was launched by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.

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