The Emergency Food Security and Resilience Support Project will help cushion the impact of the war in Ukraine on food and nutrition security in Egypt.
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.
Mashat pointed out that the government is keen on developing the agricultural and ICT sectors, which were included in the second phase of the national structural reform program.
The main objective of applying the agriculture strategy by horizontal and vertical expansion is to achieve food security.
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.
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.
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He added that Egypt has also adopted other initiatives to eliminate diseases based on malnutrition, such as anemia and dwarfism.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi warned, Thursday that many countries especially in Africa are facing starvations threats which requires quick and effective solutions to save millions of people’s lives.
The 11 development partners provided $112 million in grants and $374 million in development financing for the second SDG to implement projects in 22 locations across all the governorates of Egypt
It helps secure about 50 percent of food production worldwide, Gamae said as she inaugurated the 27th international annual forum of the Arab Fertilizer Association (AFA) via video conference.
As the quantity of water available in Egypt has seen no change for nearly 50 years despite a rapid population increase by no less than 40 million.
This announcement came during the launch of the 2020 Annual Report, entitled, ‘International Partnerships for Sustainable Development’.
“The global volume of food wastage is estimated at 1.6 billion tons of ‘primary product equivalents.’ Total food wastage for the edible part of this amounts to 1.3 billion tons,” FAO data says.
The IFAD estimated that the global remittances to developing countries could fall by US$110 billion in 2020 as a result of the outbreak of COVID-19.
The newly-allocated money aims at enhancing the state’s food security and rationalizing the food imports, amid the crisis of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic.
Egypt has affirmed the importance of taking an urgent action to boost Africa's food security in order to withstand the impact of the novel coronavirus outbreak on the African continent.
On the sidelines of Davos 2020, Minister of International Cooperation Rania al-Mashat held meetings with heads of UN organizations to discuss plans.
The Port Said Ports Authority said that 57,750 tons of Russian wheat were unloaded at the ports on Tuesday and 33 ships arrived to and left them.
The Islamic Development Bank (IsIDB) has a portfolio of $21.6 billion in Egypt, including $10 billion with the ITFC.