Total number of greenhouses at 925

Egyptian governor reveals surface area of cultivated land in South Sinai

The governor of South Sinai, Khaled Fouda, has announced that the total area of cultivated land in the desert governorate has reached 31,000 feddans (13,000 ha). The governor pointed out that to boost agriculture in South Sinai, 14 Bedouin residential areas – spanning over 320,000 ha - have been introduced.

That surface area consists of 153,000 ha cultivated with vegetables and fruits, while the rest comprises 120 greenhouses, and six fisheries, which rely on underground water, and produce 50 tons every year.

The governor added that the total number of greenhouses in South Sinai is 925, and that seeds and seedlings are made available to farmers free of charge within the budget allocated by the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development.


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