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Climate change impacts Egyptian food security: Agriculture Minister
Egypt

Climate change impacts Egyptian food security: Agriculture Minister

Climate change poses a serious threat to Egypt’s agricultural sector, as it raises the rates of desertification, threatens biodiversity and…
Environment Ministry implements air quality monitoring plan
Egypt

Environment Ministry implements air quality monitoring plan

The Ministry of Environment has begun implementing a periodic plan for monitoring air quality throughout provincial branches of the Egyptian…
Give ’em shell: turtles stick neck out for Japan rice forecast
World

Give ’em shell: turtles stick neck out for Japan rice forecast

In an ancient ceremony that occurs only once every imperial era, Japanese palace courtiers in traditional robes and hats decided…
In Egypt, rice import samples are judged in the kitchen
Food

In Egypt, rice import samples are judged in the kitchen

CAIRO/DUBAI (Reuters) – With steaming plates of rice and freshly sliced apples on the side, a group of Cairo-based food…
Government imports rice due to poor cultivation: Farmers syndicate chief
Egypt

Government imports rice due to poor cultivation: Farmers syndicate chief

  Chief of the farmers syndicate Hussien Abdel Rahman Abu Sedam said on Sunday that the Egyptian government will be…
Egypt to begin importing rice after slashing its own cultivation
Business

Egypt to begin importing rice after slashing its own cultivation

Egypt will begin importing rice, a crop it has typically had in surplus, to increase stocks and “control the market,”…
Egypt’s rice farmers see rough times downstream of new Nile mega-dam
Business

Egypt’s rice farmers see rough times downstream of new Nile mega-dam

Rice farmers in Kafr Ziada village in the Nile River Delta have ignored planting restrictions aimed at conserving water for…
Armed Forces distribute 2 million food packages to citizens in need
Egypt

Armed Forces distribute 2 million food packages to citizens in need

The Armed Forces offered 2 million food packages at low prices to provide citizens in need living in highly populated…
Egypt ranks third among Arab nations on Global Hunger Index 2016
Business

Egypt ranks third among Arab nations on Global Hunger Index 2016

Egypt ranks third place among Arab countries on the Global Hunger Index for 2016 and in 59th place among 118 countries surveyed,…
Strapped for dollars and flooded with rice, Egypt to import more anyway
Business

Strapped for dollars and flooded with rice, Egypt to import more anyway

Egypt is looking to import large quantities of rice this month as farmers refuse to sell the government their crops…
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