It is worth hundreds of billions of pounds and targets thousands of kilometers.
Soft loans are being offered to farmers to switch from flood to modern irrigation as part of protocols with national banks, head of the Irrigation Development Sector said Wednesday.
Egyptian minister of agriculture visited his South Sudanese counterpart on Thursday to discuss wide-scale cooperation in their fields.
El-Gamil referred to the size of projects in the sector, performance rates, or returns of those development plans and programs, and perhaps the numbers provide the best picture and evaluation of this unprecedented activity.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi is checking Tuesday the harvest of crops cultivated within the New Delta national project located in the Western Desert.
Egypt is expected to achieve self-sufficiency of sugar by 100 percent in 2022.
The area will be cultivated with strategic crops like wheat, corn, and vegetables.
Abdel Aty underscored that the cut in Egypt's water share will impact the agricultural sector having 40 million workers, who already need support the most.
The Ministry of Planning and Economic Development is cooperating with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) on a supply chain development project.
Al-Mashat also pointed out Egypt’s efforts in implementing its food security strategy; as food security has become an urgent task due to the pandemic that drew the world’s attention to its importance at times of crises; reemphasizing the necessity of prior preparations to provide the basic needs for all citizens.
The official pointed out that such projects are the outcome of talks to cooperate in the fields of agriculture and animal production.
The minister cited that Egypt achieved self-sufficiency in poultry, and plans to exports the surplus in both poultry and fish.
This came in a visit by head of the Central Administration for Seeds Production at the Agriculture Ministry Hatem Ibrahim to the governorate on Thursday.
IFAD has financed rural development projects in Egypt, with a total value of $ 1.12 billion, targeted nearly 1.5 million Egyptian rural beneficiaries since 1979.
Egypt is among the world's top 10 exporters and producers of certain crops.
Egypt’s recent developmental and farming projects in Port Said and Sinai are promising and prove the state’s interest in agriculture and relevant activities as one of the pillars of national security, said businessman Ayman el-Gamil.
In a similar context, Egypt had achieved self-sufficiency of poultry and table eggs.
Egypt is the world's largest wheat importer.
In statements to MENA on Sunday, Qirsh said the ministry with all its affiliated bodies is working on putting into effect the ministerial decision regulating quality standards.
The project targets reclaiming 500,000 feddans (one feddan equal to 1.03 acres) along the Dabaa Corridor road, northwestern Egypt.