Egypt: Second Phase of Drilling Wells to Cultivate 1.5 Million Feddans Kicks Off

Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation announced the start of the second phase of drilling wells as part of irrigation systems which would be used in the 1.5-million-feddan project.

In a statement, head of the ministry’s groundwater sector Sameh Sakr said 800 wells out of 1,312 have been drilled in the last period as part of the government’s plan to provide the water required to reclaim 500 thousand feddans.

Source: All Africa