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a unit of dry measure used in Egypt

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The minister pointed out that the price of local wheat ardebs is EGP 420, which is an increase of about EGP20 from last year's price.
He stated that the price the state pays local farmers for one ardeb is EGP 420, and "it won't change".
5 million ardebs are the government's supply, and the rest goes to the farmers.
We expect around 50,000 feddans of the total amount to give us yields of 24 ardebs (140 kg) per feddan," he told reporters on the sidelines of the Cairo meeting, adding that yields last year ranged between 18 to 20 ardebs per feddan.
Al-Ahram newspaper quoted Social Solidarity Minister Gouda Abdel Khaleq as saying, "Local wheat procurement prices for the new season won't be less than LE 380 per ardeb.
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The minister attributed the increase to the high prices offered by the government to the farmers, as the government paid farmers EGP 420 ($55) per ardeb (about 150 kg).
Starting from 14 April 2014, GASC has been supplied with local wheat at a price of EGP 420 per ardeb (equal to roughly 150kg).
Wheat output is promising as the Agricultural Research Centre has come up with three new breeds of grain, producing 22 ardeb (one ardeb equals 150 kilogramme) per feddan (acre)," Abu Hadid said.
The wheat will be supplied at a price of EGP 420 per one ardeb (equal to roughly 150kg), Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Khaled Hanafy, announced Monday.
The government will start receiving local wheat with farmers and traders by mid-April for EGP 420 per ardeb.
The price of domestic wheat will be EGP 420 per one ardeb [equal to roughly 150kg].
He explained that one acre produces no more than 20 ardebs [1 ardeb is equal to 198 litres] of wheat and each is priced at EGP 420, meaning that revenues per acre reach EGP 8,400.
ESC succeeded in increasing the production of wheat through obtaining 37 wheat ardebs per acre, despite the production per acre not exceeding 18 ardebs.