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.
The PM held a meeting to find radical solutions for the shortage in the Egyptian food products abroad.
The conference aims to discuss food security strategies to achieve the sustainable development goals 2030, which focus on ending food hunger.
Raef Temraz affirmed the importance of coordination between the African states to guarantee self-sufficiency of agricultural output.
The World Food Program pays special attention to the social solidarity schemes of the Egyptian government and food supplies provided to refugees in the country.
Minister of Supply and Internal Trade said July 3 that procedures and guidelines governing the addition of new born children to ration cards will be put in place and announced July 11.
With 800,000 attendees and 250 exhibitors, this year’s food exhibition came as a much-needed relief for the inflation-burdened citizen; and right before Ramadan.
Egyptian Ambassador to Italy and Permanent Representative to UN Organizations in Rome Hisham Badr said the UN World Food Program (WFP) supports Egypt's 2018-2023 plan for food security with 454 million dollars.
The ancient quinoa seed is one of those alternatives that the Ministry of Agriculture is set to expand its cultivation in Egypt
Food security in the Middle East and North Africa is quickly deteriorating because of conflict in several countries in the region, the United Nations said on Thursday.
The U.N. Food Security Agency called for urgent action to promote healthier diets in the Asia-Pacific region
Iran offered to export agricultural crops to Qatar after several Arab Gulf countries cut diplomatic ties with the latter, threatening its food security.
Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will meet FAO Director-General José Graziano Wednesday to look into common relations between Egypt and the organization.