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Ex-NASA scientist: Egypt has never been so backwards
Egypt

Ex-NASA scientist: Egypt has never been so backwards

Over the past 7000 years Egypt has never been so backwards as it is now, said Farouk el-Baz, director of…
Tunisian and Egyptian farmers cooperate in biodiversity efforts
Environment

Tunisian and Egyptian farmers cooperate in biodiversity efforts

Why is biodiversity important? How does agricultural biodiversity protect against soil salinity, plant disease and desertification? Do these environmental concerns…
NDP leader calls for presidential term limits
Egypt

NDP leader calls for presidential term limits

The President of the Egyptian Chamber of Food Industries Tareq Tawfiq called for a broad social dialogue on presidential term…
Farmers demand new terms for govt wheat purchases
Business

Farmers demand new terms for govt wheat purchases

In advance of the outset of the wheat harvest season next month, wheat growers have asked the government to set…
MPs push for Egypt’s farmers
Business

MPs push for Egypt’s farmers

Parliament's agriculture and irrigation committee accused the government of "fighting" and "belittling" farmers. At a meeting on Sunday, the committee…
Egypt and Uganda mull wheat farmland options
Business

Egypt and Uganda mull wheat farmland options

Sharm el-Sheikh-- Egypt, the world's top wheat importer, said on Monday it was evaluating three options for growing wheat in…
Nazif will talk investment in Ethiopia
Business

Nazif will talk investment in Ethiopia

Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif's visit to Addis Ababa next Thursday aims to encourage strategic Egyptian investment in Ethiopia, particularly in…
Abaza: Egypt produces tons of low-quality milk
Egypt

Abaza: Egypt produces tons of low-quality milk

Agriculture Minister Amin Abaza stated that Egypt produces 5.7 million tons of "low quality" milk every year, even though the…
Corn growers protest as govt declines to buy crop
Egypt

Corn growers protest as govt declines to buy crop

The government has declined to purchase this year's corn crop, despite announcing in September the price it would pay for…
Q&A: Salah Arafa, maven of sustainable development
Environment

Q&A: Salah Arafa, maven of sustainable development

Late last month, American University in Cairo (AUC) physics Professor Salah Arafa was chosen "Man of the Year" by Egypt's…
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