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Egypt seeks new agriculture, food security cooperation with Africa

The Russian war on Ukraine opened a new door for cooperation between Egypt and African countries, especially in the field of agriculture and food security.
Egyptian farmers harvest wheat in Bamha village near al-Ayyat town, Giza province, Egypt, May 17, 2022.

Egypt’s Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation El-Sayed El-Quseir discussed during a meeting in Cairo Oct. 18 with his Gabonese counterpart, Charles Mve Ella, the need to boost bilateral cooperation in various agricultural fields.

According to a statement published by the Ministry of Agriculture, Quseir stressed during the meeting the Egyptian government's support for Gabon, in implementation of the directives issued by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to support African countries across all fields related to the agricultural sector, namely food security and self-sufficiency.

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