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Egypt Agriculture - Industry - Market, Share and Trends 2023-2028

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Summary of Agriculture

Egypt’s agriculture industry is a crucial pillar of the country’s economy, employing a significant portion of the population and contributing to both domestic food security and export revenues. The sector benefits from the fertile Nile Delta and Nile Valley regions, which support a diverse range of crops.

 

Agriculture in Egypt faces challenges such as water scarcity, land degradation, and climate change impacts, necessitating sustainable practices and technological innovations. Despite these challenges, the government has prioritized agricultural development through initiatives aimed at modernizing farming techniques, improving infrastructure, and enhancing productivity. Egypt’s strategic location as a bridge between Africa, the Middle East, and Europe positions it as a key player in the global agricultural trade market. It currently accounts for over 2.00% of the worlds agricultural industry.

 

According to our estimates – we can say that the agricultural industry in Egypt is forecasted to be a $5.08 Billion industry in 2029 from $4.06 Billion in 2023 with a CAGR of 3.80%.

Recent Trends and Insights

In recent years, Egypt’s agriculture industry has witnessed several noteworthy trends and developments. One significant trend is the adoption of modern irrigation techniques, including drip and sprinkler irrigation, to optimize water usage and mitigate the effects of water scarcity.

Additionally—there’s a growing emphasis on organic farming practices driven by increasing consumer demand for healthy and environmentally friendly products, both domestically and internationally. Egypt’s agriculture sector has also seen advancements in biotechnology and genetics, leading to the development of high-yield and disease-resistant crop varieties.

Furthermore, the government has been investing in agricultural research and development to address productivity challenges and promote innovation in the sector. Egypt’s agriculture industry has been diversifying to include high-value crops such as fruits, vegetables, and herbs, alongside traditional staples like wheat and maize.

Value-added agriculture, including— food processing and agro-industrial activities, is gaining momentum, offering opportunities for value chain enhancement and job creation. The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the importance of food security, prompting renewed focus and investments in the agriculture sector to ensure a stable food supply chain and mitigate potential disruptions.

Product Insights

Egypt’s agricultural product portfolio encompasses a wide variety of crops, reflecting its diverse agro-climatic zones and fertile lands. The Nile Delta and Nile Valley regions are particularly suited for the cultivation of staple crops such as wheat, maize, and rice. Egypt is also a significant producer of high-value crops including fruits like citrus, mangoes, and grapes, as well as vegetables like tomatoes, potatoes, and onions. The country’s strategic location allows for year-round cultivation and export of fresh produce to international markets.

In recent years, there has been increasing interest in organic farming, with a growing number of farmers adopting organic practices to meet the demand for organic products both domestically and abroad. Additionally, Egypt is renowned for its cotton production, historically known as “white gold,” with Egyptian cotton being prized for its superior quality and long staple fibers.

The livestock sector in Egypt includes production of poultry, cattle, sheep, and goats, meeting domestic demand for meat and dairy products. Fish farming, particularly in the Nile River and coastal areas, also contributes significantly to Egypt’s agricultural output.

Value-added agriculture is becoming increasingly important in Egypt, with investments in food processing facilities and agro-industrial complexes. This includes the production of juices, canned goods, dairy products, and packaged foods for both domestic consumption and export markets. Furthermore, Egypt has been investing in agricultural biotechnology and genetic engineering to develop improved crop varieties with higher yields, better resistance to pests and diseases, and enhanced nutritional profiles.

Key Companies

Some major players within this vast domain of industry are:

  • Cargill
  • Syngenta
  • olam
  • Corteva Agriscience
  • ADM
  • Ceva Animal Health
  • Pioneer
  • ICARDA
  • Full Circle
  • Green Diamond Resources

Country Analysis

Egypt’s agriculture industry exhibits regional variations in terms of climate, soil fertility, and agricultural practices. The Nile Delta and Nile Valley regions, comprising the fertile lands surrounding the Nile River, are the primary agricultural zones in the country. These regions benefit from the annual flooding of the Nile, which replenishes soil nutrients and supports intensive farming of staple crops such as wheat, maize, and rice. The Nile Delta, in particular, is known for its production of fruits and vegetables due to its rich alluvial soils and favorable climate.

In Upper Egypt, south of Cairo, agriculture is practiced along the banks of the Nile, with a focus on crops like sugar cane, cotton, and dates. This region also has potential for the cultivation of high-value crops such as mangoes and guavas.

The Western Desert and Sinai Peninsula, characterized by arid and semi-arid conditions, have limited agricultural activity. However, there are ongoing efforts to reclaim desert lands for agriculture through initiatives such as desert greening projects and the development of irrigation schemes using groundwater and reclaimed wastewater.

Coastal areas along the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea support aquaculture activities, particularly the farming of fish and shrimp. The Suez Canal region has seen investments in agro-industrial projects and logistics infrastructure, benefiting from its strategic location for trade and export.

Overall— regional disparities exist in terms of agricultural productivity, with the Nile Delta and Valley regions being the most fertile and productive, while desert regions face challenges related to water scarcity and land degradation. Government policies and investments aim to address these regional disparities and promote inclusive agricultural development across the country.

Market segmentation

By Type:

  • Crop farming
  • Livestock farming
  • Mixed farming (combination of crop and livestock)
  • Aquaculture (farming of fish and other aquatic organisms)
  • Horticulture (cultivation of fruits, vegetables, and ornamental plants)
  • Forestry (management and cultivation of forests)

By End User:

  • Commercial farmers
  • Small-scale farmers
  • Agribusinesses and cooperatives
  • Government and research organizations
  • Retailers and distributors of agricultural products

By Sub-Sector:

  • Arable farming (crops like wheat, corn, rice, etc.)
  • Dairy farming (production of milk and dairy products)
  • Poultry farming (raising chickens, ducks, and other birds)
  • Viticulture (cultivation of grapes for wine production)
  • Floriculture (cultivation of flowers)
  • Specialty crops (such as herbs, spices, and niche products)

Our Methodology

We have offered a well-founded review of Egypt’s agriculture market along with ongoing trends and upcoming projections to highlight proximate investment opportunities in this report. Moreover, an extensive analysis of any prospects, challenges, competitors, or navigating aspects is also provided. A methodical detailed regional examination is presented.

Primary Research  

Our multi-pronged research approach includes interviews with industry leaders and a global survey of advanced manufacturing professionals to gain qualitative insights. We utilize our proprietary databases encompassing key performance indicators worldwide in order to collate relevant data points. A multivariate forecasting framework considering historical performance, current dynamics and qualitative factors are utilized to develop market sizing and growth projections through 2029.

We supplement our primary research with a careful examination of secondary materials such as– case studies, news stories and references from other sources. Organizations can benefit from the strategic advice and conclusions offered because they will be better equipped to respond to the dynamic nature of this industry and seize emerging possibilities.

We employ a comprehensive and iterative research methodology focused on minimizing deviation to provide the most accurate market estimates. Our research utilizes a combination of bottom-up and top-down approaches across segments and utilizes databases, primary research insights and industry experts for analysis.

Raw data is obtained from multiple sources and thoroughly filtered to ensure only authenticated and validated sources are considered. We collect data from raw material suppliers, industry associations, technology providers, and buyers to gain a holistic perspective.

Quantitative Analysis

Our market estimates are derived through statistical models, beginning with collection of historical data and analysis of macro- and micro-economic factors influencing the market. Gathered information on market dynamics, technology and pricing trends are utilised to build the models.

Econometric and technological models are applied to project short- and long-term market potential respectively. A bottom-up approach is preferred to minimize errors. Key parameters considered include market drivers and restraints, material pricing trends, regulatory scenarios, and capacity additions.

Weights are assigned to these parameters based on impact analysis and market forecasting is performed via statistical tools and techniques. We believe this methodology results in an accurate and realistic market picture.

We value your investment and offer free customization with every report to fulfil your research needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Egypt National value of the Agriculture Industry is USD 406 Billion in 2023 and is expected to grow to USD 508 Billion by 2029

The CAGR of the Agriculture Industry Market in Egypt is 3.8%

Dakahlia accounts for 10.2% of the total market share of the Agriculture Industry Market in Egypt

The key players in Egypt in Agriculture Industry Market are El-Nasr Machinery Company, Arab Organization for Industrialization, Cairo Agricultural Development Company, Egypt Agro Machinery and United Company for Agricultural Development. These industry leaders collectively contribute to shaping the landscape of this market and driving growth within the industry.

The factors driving the Agriculture Industry Market in Egypt are Governmen initiatives, Sustainability, Crop diversity, Technology, Economic contributions. These factors contribute to the overall growth of this industry, establishing it as a key player in the interconnected global economy.

Summary of Agriculture

Egypt’s agriculture industry is a crucial pillar of the country’s economy, employing a significant portion of the population and contributing to both domestic food security and export revenues. The sector benefits from the fertile Nile Delta and Nile Valley regions, which support a diverse range of crops.

 

Agriculture in Egypt faces challenges such as water scarcity, land degradation, and climate change impacts, necessitating sustainable practices and technological innovations. Despite these challenges, the government has prioritized agricultural development through initiatives aimed at modernizing farming techniques, improving infrastructure, and enhancing productivity. Egypt’s strategic location as a bridge between Africa, the Middle East, and Europe positions it as a key player in the global agricultural trade market. It currently accounts for over 2.00% of the worlds agricultural industry.

 

According to our estimates – we can say that the agricultural industry in Egypt is forecasted to be a $5.08 Billion industry in 2029 from $4.06 Billion in 2023 with a CAGR of 3.80%.

Recent Trends and Insights

In recent years, Egypt’s agriculture industry has witnessed several noteworthy trends and developments. One significant trend is the adoption of modern irrigation techniques, including drip and sprinkler irrigation, to optimize water usage and mitigate the effects of water scarcity.

Additionally—there’s a growing emphasis on organic farming practices driven by increasing consumer demand for healthy and environmentally friendly products, both domestically and internationally. Egypt’s agriculture sector has also seen advancements in biotechnology and genetics, leading to the development of high-yield and disease-resistant crop varieties.

Furthermore, the government has been investing in agricultural research and development to address productivity challenges and promote innovation in the sector. Egypt’s agriculture industry has been diversifying to include high-value crops such as fruits, vegetables, and herbs, alongside traditional staples like wheat and maize.

Value-added agriculture, including— food processing and agro-industrial activities, is gaining momentum, offering opportunities for value chain enhancement and job creation. The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the importance of food security, prompting renewed focus and investments in the agriculture sector to ensure a stable food supply chain and mitigate potential disruptions.

Product Insights

Egypt’s agricultural product portfolio encompasses a wide variety of crops, reflecting its diverse agro-climatic zones and fertile lands. The Nile Delta and Nile Valley regions are particularly suited for the cultivation of staple crops such as wheat, maize, and rice. Egypt is also a significant producer of high-value crops including fruits like citrus, mangoes, and grapes, as well as vegetables like tomatoes, potatoes, and onions. The country’s strategic location allows for year-round cultivation and export of fresh produce to international markets.

In recent years, there has been increasing interest in organic farming, with a growing number of farmers adopting organic practices to meet the demand for organic products both domestically and abroad. Additionally, Egypt is renowned for its cotton production, historically known as “white gold,” with Egyptian cotton being prized for its superior quality and long staple fibers.

The livestock sector in Egypt includes production of poultry, cattle, sheep, and goats, meeting domestic demand for meat and dairy products. Fish farming, particularly in the Nile River and coastal areas, also contributes significantly to Egypt’s agricultural output.

Value-added agriculture is becoming increasingly important in Egypt, with investments in food processing facilities and agro-industrial complexes. This includes the production of juices, canned goods, dairy products, and packaged foods for both domestic consumption and export markets. Furthermore, Egypt has been investing in agricultural biotechnology and genetic engineering to develop improved crop varieties with higher yields, better resistance to pests and diseases, and enhanced nutritional profiles.

Key Companies

Some major players within this vast domain of industry are:

  • Cargill
  • Syngenta
  • olam
  • Corteva Agriscience
  • ADM
  • Ceva Animal Health
  • Pioneer
  • ICARDA
  • Full Circle
  • Green Diamond Resources

Country Analysis

Egypt’s agriculture industry exhibits regional variations in terms of climate, soil fertility, and agricultural practices. The Nile Delta and Nile Valley regions, comprising the fertile lands surrounding the Nile River, are the primary agricultural zones in the country. These regions benefit from the annual flooding of the Nile, which replenishes soil nutrients and supports intensive farming of staple crops such as wheat, maize, and rice. The Nile Delta, in particular, is known for its production of fruits and vegetables due to its rich alluvial soils and favorable climate.

In Upper Egypt, south of Cairo, agriculture is practiced along the banks of the Nile, with a focus on crops like sugar cane, cotton, and dates. This region also has potential for the cultivation of high-value crops such as mangoes and guavas.

The Western Desert and Sinai Peninsula, characterized by arid and semi-arid conditions, have limited agricultural activity. However, there are ongoing efforts to reclaim desert lands for agriculture through initiatives such as desert greening projects and the development of irrigation schemes using groundwater and reclaimed wastewater.

Coastal areas along the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea support aquaculture activities, particularly the farming of fish and shrimp. The Suez Canal region has seen investments in agro-industrial projects and logistics infrastructure, benefiting from its strategic location for trade and export.

Overall— regional disparities exist in terms of agricultural productivity, with the Nile Delta and Valley regions being the most fertile and productive, while desert regions face challenges related to water scarcity and land degradation. Government policies and investments aim to address these regional disparities and promote inclusive agricultural development across the country.

Market segmentation

By Type:

  • Crop farming
  • Livestock farming
  • Mixed farming (combination of crop and livestock)
  • Aquaculture (farming of fish and other aquatic organisms)
  • Horticulture (cultivation of fruits, vegetables, and ornamental plants)
  • Forestry (management and cultivation of forests)

By End User:

  • Commercial farmers
  • Small-scale farmers
  • Agribusinesses and cooperatives
  • Government and research organizations
  • Retailers and distributors of agricultural products

By Sub-Sector:

  • Arable farming (crops like wheat, corn, rice, etc.)
  • Dairy farming (production of milk and dairy products)
  • Poultry farming (raising chickens, ducks, and other birds)
  • Viticulture (cultivation of grapes for wine production)
  • Floriculture (cultivation of flowers)
  • Specialty crops (such as herbs, spices, and niche products)

Our Methodology

We have offered a well-founded review of Egypt’s agriculture market along with ongoing trends and upcoming projections to highlight proximate investment opportunities in this report. Moreover, an extensive analysis of any prospects, challenges, competitors, or navigating aspects is also provided. A methodical detailed regional examination is presented.

Primary Research  

Our multi-pronged research approach includes interviews with industry leaders and a global survey of advanced manufacturing professionals to gain qualitative insights. We utilize our proprietary databases encompassing key performance indicators worldwide in order to collate relevant data points. A multivariate forecasting framework considering historical performance, current dynamics and qualitative factors are utilized to develop market sizing and growth projections through 2029.

We supplement our primary research with a careful examination of secondary materials such as– case studies, news stories and references from other sources. Organizations can benefit from the strategic advice and conclusions offered because they will be better equipped to respond to the dynamic nature of this industry and seize emerging possibilities.

We employ a comprehensive and iterative research methodology focused on minimizing deviation to provide the most accurate market estimates. Our research utilizes a combination of bottom-up and top-down approaches across segments and utilizes databases, primary research insights and industry experts for analysis.

Raw data is obtained from multiple sources and thoroughly filtered to ensure only authenticated and validated sources are considered. We collect data from raw material suppliers, industry associations, technology providers, and buyers to gain a holistic perspective.

Quantitative Analysis

Our market estimates are derived through statistical models, beginning with collection of historical data and analysis of macro- and micro-economic factors influencing the market. Gathered information on market dynamics, technology and pricing trends are utilised to build the models.

Econometric and technological models are applied to project short- and long-term market potential respectively. A bottom-up approach is preferred to minimize errors. Key parameters considered include market drivers and restraints, material pricing trends, regulatory scenarios, and capacity additions.

Weights are assigned to these parameters based on impact analysis and market forecasting is performed via statistical tools and techniques. We believe this methodology results in an accurate and realistic market picture.

We value your investment and offer free customization with every report to fulfil your research needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Egypt National value of the Agriculture Industry is USD 406 Billion in 2023 and is expected to grow to USD 508 Billion by 2029

The CAGR of the Agriculture Industry Market in Egypt is 3.8%

Dakahlia accounts for 10.2% of the total market share of the Agriculture Industry Market in Egypt

The key players in Egypt in Agriculture Industry Market are El-Nasr Machinery Company, Arab Organization for Industrialization, Cairo Agricultural Development Company, Egypt Agro Machinery and United Company for Agricultural Development. These industry leaders collectively contribute to shaping the landscape of this market and driving growth within the industry.

The factors driving the Agriculture Industry Market in Egypt are Governmen initiatives, Sustainability, Crop diversity, Technology, Economic contributions. These factors contribute to the overall growth of this industry, establishing it as a key player in the interconnected global economy.

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