Egypt allocates 1.074 mln feddans of land for rice in 2021 season

CAIRO, April 23 (Reuters) - Egypt has allocated 1.074 million feddans of land for rice cultivation in the 2021 season, the agriculture ministry said in a statement on Friday.

Once a rice exporter, Egypt has reduced its rice cultivation in an effort to conserve Nile river resources.

(Reporting by Momen Saeed Atallah, writing by Nafisa Eltahir; editing by David Evans)


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