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.

Fishing at Egypt's Lake Nasser to resume in May after rehabilitation break

Mon, 09 May 2022 - 10:39 GMT

The lake spans over 1.25 million feddans, and has shores extending on a total of 7,000 kilometers.

Egypt plans to release 47M fish seeds in Nile River, lakes by mid-2022

Sun, 24 Apr 2022 - 11:50 GMT

The General Authority for Fish Resources Development announced Saturday that the number of fish seeds planned to get introduced in the Nile River and lakes for FY2021/2022 is 47 million.

Egypt's fish production grows by 40% in 4 years

Tue, 15 Feb 2022 - 01:11 GMT

Head of Fisheries Affairs at the General Authority for Fish Resources Development Atef Megahed stated the figure in a phone-in Tuesday.

Eurasian Economic Union accredits 12 more Egyptian fisheries as exporters

Wed, 09 Feb 2022 - 04:05 GMT

The union comprises Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan.

Egyptian official details why Egypt ranks 6th globally in fish production

Sun, 06 Feb 2022 - 02:15 GMT

The official highlighted that the country does not rely on wild fishing solely.

Official states Egypt's fish production size in 2021

Tue, 04 Jan 2022 - 11:19 GMT

The official clarified that 37 percent of that production took place in Upper Egypt.

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.

Sisi signs law on protection, development of lakes, fish wealth

Wed, 06 Oct 2021 - 03:25 GMT

Provisions of the law shall apply to lakes specified by a presidential decree, as well as all water bodies and fish farming land that is determined by a decision from the prime minister.

Egyptian minister details aspects of agricultural cooperation with South Sudan

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 - 01:05 GMT

Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Al sayed al-Qusair received Tuesday the South Sudanese minister of animal resources and fisheries to discuss joint cooperation.

'A Safe Shore' initiative to be launched May 27 to serve 42K Egyptian fishermen

Wed, 26 May 2021 - 02:56 GMT

In the inauguration ceremony, the first batch of fishing equipment and diving suits will be handed to fishermen.

Egypt produces 2.2M tons of fish in 2020 achieving self-sufficiency by 80%

Sun, 28 Feb 2021 - 09:59 GMT

Meselhy detailed the three pillars of fish production development assumed by the authority.

Overview of Egypt’s fish farming, fishing industry in Egypt

Sun, 24 Jan 2021 - 01:34 GMT

Egypt ranks first in Africa and sixth globally in fish farming.

Egypt achieves self-sufficiency of red meat by 57%

Sun, 24 Jan 2021 - 11:44 GMT

In a similar context, Egypt had achieved self-sufficiency of poultry and table eggs.

10 things you should know about Fayrouz Fish Farming project in Port Said

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 - 05:33 GMT

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi inaugurated Fayrouz Fish Farm project east of Port Said on Saturday, a mega project that aims to increase the per capita share of fish and ultimately export to Arab and European countries.

In 2 weeks, Tunisia apprehends 4th Egyptian fishing boat for illegally entering national waters

Sun, 03 Jan 2021 - 10:46 GMT

The Tunisian Ministry of Defense announced apprehending an Egyptian fishing boat on Friday.

Egypt, France discuss cooperation in fish farming domain

Wed, 16 Dec 2020 - 12:44 GMT

The authority and France reached an initial agreement on enhancing cooperation in the domain.

Egypt, EU, AFD conclude project worth €52M in agricultural sector

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 - 02:31 GMT

A ceremony was held to celebrate the conclusion of the Support to Agricultural SME's Project (SASME) displaying funding and training provided.

Businessman Ayman al-Gamil praises growth of Egyptian agricultural sector, self-sufficiency of specific goods

Sun, 06 Sep 2020 - 01:50 GMT

Chairman of Cairo 3 A Ayman al-Gamil praised on Sunday the ongoing growth in the sectors of agriculture, agro industries, and animal production.

Jordan imports fish from Egypt due to shortage in Aqaba

Sat, 09 May 2020 - 10:53 GMT

Some Jordanian companies were forced to import fish from Egypt, Oman, and Turkey by up to about 90 percent.