This report for Egypt is the fifth in a series of periodic assessment reports that were prepared to provide evidence of progress and identify bottlenecks/gaps that require different policies and strategies to ensure the possibility of reaching the Millennium Development Goals by 2015.
By Marwa Elnokrashy and Karim Ezzeldin Fatma Ibrahim, a poor mother of six, has been illiterate all her life. As a child, her hardworking parents mademore
“Egyptian farmers are used to planting the same crops year after year, often with diminishing revenues and big losses,” says Eid Emam, founder and head ofmore
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Projects and Initiatives
Given the importance of the region as the urban, political, social and economic capital of Egypt and one of the largest urban agglomerations in the world, the project's main objective is to develop a vision for Cairo till 2050 using a participatory approach. more
In partnership with the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation and the Ministry of Defense, to support the development of the North West Coast and Inland Desert. more
In partnership with the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency, this project aims to demonstrate the double mainstreaming approach of Sustainable Economic Growth in the Red Sea Governorate, Egypt – funded by USAID LIFE. more
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- 14 May 2015:Sweden expands its support to Egyptian women’s social, economic and legal rights
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Latest Millennium Development Goals Reports
This report on achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) for Egypt, the fourth in a series since 2000, is a mid-point assessment that takes into consideration the revised MDG framework approved at the 2005 World Summit, as well as national goals that go beyond the international goals set for all countries.