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Egypt - Society
6/26/2022 11:09:39 PM
Egypt will import 180,000 tons of wheat from India within days as per a contract with the Indian side, Egyptian Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Ali Moselhi said on Sunday.

War in Ukraine - Economy
6/13/2022 11:45:10 AM
Nadiia Ivanova should have been harvesting her crop soon. But so far on her farm in southern Ukraine, she has only managed to collect bombshells.

World - Region
6/5/2022 11:02:25 AM
An outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in the West Bank early this year has killed thousands of livestock, pushing Palestinian farmers already living under occupation to the brink of bankruptcy.

Business - Economy
5/26/2022 10:08:47 PM
Egypt has received around three million tons of wheat from local farmers since the start of harvest season in early April, Supply Minister Ali Moselhi told Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly during a meeting on Thursday, which amounts to nearly half the quantities the country targets from local market.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
4/23/2022 2:00:00 PM
The government is diversifying international suppliers and providing additional incentives to local farmers in efforts to manage rising wheat prices in the wake of the conflict in Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
4/13/2022 7:59:53 PM
Major international organizations issued an appeal Wednesday for urgent measures to deal with rising food insecurity in poor countries, including financing to support farmers and increase food supplies.

Business - Economy
4/4/2022 4:24:51 PM
The Egyptian government allocated EGP 1.1 billion for the General Authority for Supply Commodities and the Agricultural Bank of Egypt in order to finance local wheat crop procurement from farmers, Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait announced on Monday.

War in Ukraine - Economy
3/31/2022 9:34:19 PM
Bombed out wheat fields, farmers gone to the front, supplies chains ruined. Half of Ukraine's harvest this year, crucial to global food supplies, could be lost because of Russia's war, the country's agriculture minister warned in an interview with AFP.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
3/24/2022 7:27:00 PM
The government has announced new incentives for Egypt’s farmers to increase the available wheat.

World - International
3/23/2022 2:53:59 PM
A lorry drivers' strike, mass protests by farmers and fishermen, industrial production stoppages: record inflation levels have fuelled growing anger with Spain's left-wing government as energy prices go through the roof.

Egypt - Politics
3/16/2022 4:58:25 PM
Egypt’s cabinet decided on Wednesday to grant wheat farmers an incentive of EGP 65 for each ardeb (1 ardeb is equivalent to 150kg) to encourage them to increase the quantities they sell to the Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade.

Egypt - Society
3/13/2022 10:05:50 PM
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi called on the government on Sunday to offer farmers additional incentives to encourage them to deliver the largest possible amount of wheat during this agricultural season.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
3/1/2022 5:43:46 PM
Egyptian farmers are expected to supply 5.5 million tonnes of wheat during the next season – 2 million tonnes more than they supplied in 2021 – according to Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Mohamed Moselhi.

Egypt - Society
2/22/2022 10:00:00 PM
Three thousand irregularly employed female farmers (rural poineers) have been included to the social insurance system for irregular workers according to the social insurance law as of January 2022, Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine El-Qabbaj announced on Tuesday.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
2/18/2022 6:51:27 PM
Egyptian trucks began returning to Egypt on Wednesday after being blockaded on Sudan’s Northern Highway for more than two weeks by protesting farmers, General Union of Transport Workers and Services (GUTWS) confirmed to Ahram Online on Friday.

Arts & Culture - Screens
2/17/2022 1:12:13 PM
The 72nd Berlin film festival awarded its Golden Bear top prize on Wednesday to Spanish director Carla Simon's semi-autobiographical drama "Alcarras", about a family of peach farmers fighting for their future.

World - International
2/13/2022 9:35:11 PM
Greek farmers say they are determined to shut down all the country's major highways to protest rising energy costs.

Egypt - Society
2/7/2022 3:44:31 PM
Egypt plans to procure up to four million tonnes of wheat from farmers this season, up from 3.6 million tonnes procured last year, Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Ali Moselhi said on Monday, attributing the rise to the expansion in wheat cultivation, including in Toshka El-Kheir and Sharq El-Owainat.

World - Africa
2/2/2022 2:21:22 PM
It's 2 p.m. and Hannah Mgbede asks her husband if she can take her first break of the day from threshing rice so she can breastfeed their 18-month-old baby girl fastened to her back during the grueling work.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
1/11/2022 10:00:36 PM
Efforts are continuing to make sure Egypt’s farmers receive the fertilisers they need amid supply problems and rising prices, reports Ahmed Kotb

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