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The report further highlighted that since the revolution one million cases of aggression have been detected, effecting over 40,000 feddans, of those aggressive seizures the number cleared did not exceed 100,000.
Nile Co. and Nakhla win the “Small Farmer Market Development and Investment Initiative” competition
The investment costs for the first phase reach $600m of joint Saudi, Emrati and Egyptian investments.
The minister emphasised the importance of hosting the event, saying that doing so inspired confidence in the Egyptian market in addition to providing hope to domestic investors who sought to obtain additional investment within the upcoming months.
Total consumption rates for imported cotton during this period, meanwhile, reached 21,800 metric quintals, compared to 23,200 metric quintals during the previous season, representing a 6.3% decrease.
Qursaya is an oasis of calm and green in the middle of the city of millions
Egypt has exported 300 food products to the US, a key market for Egyptian exports
GASC said the shipment contained high levels of ambrosia seeds, violating terms of agreement with the US
79,285 tonnes of locally-produced wheat distributed so far this year
EIPR criticises new amendments to law protecting the Nile River and waterways from pollution
Mahala Yarn Company, which employs over 20,000 people, is set to shut down operations within next two days due to shortages in cotton and raw materials
An Egyptian delegation led by Prime Minister Hesham Qandil arrives in Qatar on Tuesday evening to discuss eight new investment projects
Presidential spokesperson: ‘unacceptable’ topic not mentioned in any meetings
Egyptian Hydrofarms is the latest environmental effort that is looking to supply you fresh vegetables that are grown hydroponically and pesticide-free
Four new Cabinet ministers are known to be Muslim Brotherhood members
Egypt got seed bombed today
Hailemariam Dessalegn assumes role as Ethiopian leader
Mobile tax, a new burden on the average citizen!?
Addressing his audience of fellaheen (farmers), President Mohamed Morsy echoed former President Gamal Abdel Nasser, saying “I’m one of you in terms of roots and upbringing.” In his speech on Tuesday commemorating farmers’ day, Morsy praised Egypt’s fellaheen, stating that “Egypt’s farmers were the first to rebel against tyranny 4,000 years ago.” Presidential spokesman, Yasser …
Crop Yield Prices Balancing Fund plan to be proposed to Cabinet
By Islam Serour The legal consultant to President Morsy, Mohamed Fouad Gadallah, announced that the president would issue a decision to drop agricultural debts owed by 41,000 farmers. “After meeting Dr Mohsen Al-Batran, Chairman of the Development and Agricultural Credit Bank (DACB) and head of Farmers Syndicate, an agreement to drop EGP 93 million, representing …
By Islam Serour The President’s spokesman, Dr Yasser Ali denied rumours about dropping the debts of 62,000 farmers, indicating that the decision is still undergoing study and research. The rumour originated on the ‘Kolena Wael Ghonem’ (“We are all Wael Ghonem”) Facebook page which stated, “Morsy drops EGP 109 million of debts to the agricultural …
Towards the end of July resistance grew violent as farmers took up arms to fight a government decision to crack down on cannabis farming
By NihalMounir Mahmoud Eissa, Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade, said that a comprehensive strategy to develop food and agricultural industries is currently being finalised. The strategy is in a similar vein to a group of Ministry of Industry and Foreign Trade strategies to develop the Egyptian engineering and textiles sectors, which included mechanisms for …
By Reem Abdellatif CAIRO: The region’s high-potential but underutilized agribusiness sector is about to get a boost, with a close eye on promoting private sector investment. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) signed Wednesday an agreement worth $2.2 million, with the aim of promoting agribusiness …
By Ulf Laessing / Reuters JUBA: A unit of Egyptian private equity firm Citadel Capital plans to cultivate up to 40,000 acres of farmland in South Sudan to sell staple foods such as maize in the newly-independent nation, an executive said on Tuesday. South Sudan seceded from Sudan in July under a peace agreement that ended …
By Henry I. Miller STANFORD: During the late 1990s, a singular phenomenon appeared in countries around the world. One after another, food and beverage companies capitulated to activists opposed to a promising new technology: the genetic engineering of plants to produce ingredients. They are still capitulating to this day. The Japanese brewer Kirin and the Danish …
CAIRO: Japan, through a $3 million grant, and the World Bank are partnering with Egypt to support the country’s efforts in modernizing irrigation. The Japan Social Development Fund (JSDF) will provide the grant “to pilot participatory approaches in farm-level irrigation modernization,” according to a World Bank statement. “The grant includes a new approach to the …