Egypt seeks EU support in agricultural projects

Egypt has sought the support of the European Union (EU) in the project of reclaiming four million acres of land and also the national campaign to protect the River Nile.
In press statements, Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Hossam Moghazi said that Egypt seeks European support and experience in the field of using the solar power to run groundwater wells which would be used in reclaiming one-million acres.
Moghazi made the remarks on the fringe of the inauguration of a conference on water scarcity, challenges and available opportunities, that is organized by the European Union mission in Cairo.
Also, Egypt asked the EU to support the national campaign to protect the River Nile through providing modern equipment to control and detect violations such as electronic imaging devices and other latest devices to remove encroachments on the Nile, the minister added.

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