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Egypt to increase wheat production and begin project with Sudan

Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Ayman Abu Hadid said that wheat production this year reached about 8.5 million tons,...

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Egyptian teams to visit Sudanese lands planned for cultivation

Egypt's Minister of Agriculture, Ayman Farid Abu Hadid, on Tuesday decided to send two delegations to visit Sudan on Saturday...

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Officials banned from talking to media without ministers' permission

In a confidential letter to all ministries and government authorities, the cabinet has banned officials from talking to the media...

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Government drafts law criminalizing encroachment on arable land

The government is in the process of drafting a law that would criminalize building on agricultural land, giving the Agricultural...

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UN report: Egypt sustains severe land loss to desertification and development

Egypt is losing land faster than any country in the world, according to UN estimates announced Friday on the World...

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Government gag order restricts statements to the press

The cabinet recently circulated a confidential letter to ministries and government bodies instructing senior officials not to make statements to...

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Egypt denies importing Israeli crops after reports of cancer-causing tomatoes

The government does not import crops or seeds from Israel, Egypt's Agriculture Minister said on Tuesday, following news reports alleged...

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Russia agrees to resume Egyptian potato imports

Egypt and Russia have agreed to resume Egyptian potato imports to Russia starting with the next season, according to Egyptian...

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Govt declares state of alert to confront E. coli outbreak

The maximum state of alert has been declared at Egyptian border crossings and airports to ensure the quality and safety...

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Govt signs new Toshka contract today

The Egyptian government on Tuesday will sign a new contract for lands in Toshka, southern Egypt, with Saudi Prince al-Waleed...

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100,000 acres offered for agricultural investment in Sinai

Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Ayman Abu Hadid said that in two weeks time the ministry would be offering...

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Egypt committed to supporting development in Nile Basin states, says minister

Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Hussein al-Atfi said on Sunday that Egypt was committed to supporting the development process...

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Land withdrawn from officers of former State Security

The Agricultural Development Authority confiscated 3000 acres of land in Ayat from the Kanaria Land Reclamation Company, a company owned...

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Govt: New Toshka contract to be signed early June

Saudi businessman Prince al-Waleed bin Talal will sign a new contract on 7 June for the agricultural lands in Toshka,...

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