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Egypt and Sudan seek new Nile agreement with upstream nations

Egypt and Sudan have agreed to hold extensive negotiations with the upstream countries in the Nile Basin, with a view...

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Egypt considers promoting cooperation with Nile Basin countries

The interim government of Prime Minister Essam Sharaf is considering providing facilities for privately-owned Egyptian companies which commit to investing in...

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Former minister: Mubarak hid scale of disagreement with Nile states

Ousted president Hosni Mubarak’s regime deliberately hid the extent of disagreement with Nile Basin states, said former Minister of Water...

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Ministry to form committee tasked with protecting Egypt's Nile quota

Sources at the Ministry of Irrigation have called for the establishment of a legal committee mandated with "preserving Egypt’s historical...

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Egypt attempts to resolve Toshka land dispute with Saudi prince

Al-Masry Al-Youm has learned that the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces is expected to formally request that Saudi King...

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Mubarak personally approved selling land in Toshka to Saudi prince

Sources at the Ministry of Agriculture said the contract for selling 100,000 acres in Toshka to Prince al-Waleed bin Talal...

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Egypt to implement comprehensive plan to combat bird flu

The Ministry of Agriculture announced the implementation of a comprehensive plan to combat 2011’s avian influenza in bird farms. Approximately...

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Nile Basin water ministers to hold meeting in Kenya next month

Water resource ministers from Nile Basin states have agreed to hold an exceptional meeting in Nairobi, Kenya in February to...

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Irrigation Ministry amends draft law on water prices

Egypt's Irrigation Ministry has amended a new irrigation draft law after the ministries of agriculture, local development and trade objected...

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Egypt govt to open new outlets for subsidized foods

New outlets for the sale of subsidized food will open within weeks, the government announced Thursday. Malak Georges, the Agriculture...

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Farmers protest cart ban in Nile Delta

More than 2000 farmers demonstrated in front of Kafr al-Sheikh’s city council Thursday in objection to the governor’s ban on...

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Egypt aims for 75% wheat self-sufficiency within 6 years

The Egyptian government hopes to achieve 75-percent self-sufficiency in terms of wheat production by 2017, Minister of Agriculture Amin Abaza...

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Egypt Govt prepares for importing Kenyan meat to reduce prices

The Ministry of Agriculture is sending a veterinary mission to Kenya to inspect Kenyan slaughter houses in preparation for importing...

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Egypt flower exhibition to receive 30,000 visitors

The Flora Egypt 2011 exhibition, running from 12-15 January, is expected to receive 30,000 visitors and will be one of...

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