The Ministry of Irrigation inked today، Monday a protocol with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations ( UN) to frame coordination between the two parties. The protocol aims at defining water consumption with using images obtained from satellites take orbit round the planet. Dr Mohamed Abdel Aty، Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources، pointed out that the protocol participates at modernizing ways of irrigation and maximizing return of water. The minister also received the Spanish ambassador to Cairo and the accompanying delegation. They deliberated the joint cooperation between Egypt and Spain in managing water resources. It is worth to mention that Spain comes among the leading countries in desalinating the sea water to fight drought.