Friday, February 24, 2023
The discourse on restoring the prestige of the Egyptian state was one of the key political discourses advanced by the June 2013 regime, and it was not devoid of repercussions, in particular on the state’s general budget. It quickly prompted the...
Monday, March 21, 2022
Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait announced these procedures shortly following the Central Bank of Egypt’s (CBE) decision to raise the key interest rates by 1 percent.
The procedures include an allocation of EGP 2.7 billion to include 450,000 new...
Saturday, September 25, 2021
Egypt has recently increased charity work across the country as part of efforts to support the government’s social protection programs. In cooperation between the Egyptian government and 18 charitable institutions and associations, Egyptian President...
Saturday, September 11, 2021
A program to support women business owners in Egypt could provide a roadmap for global societies to drive gender-equality prosperity, the Egypt – International Cooperation Forum (Egypt-ICF), launched by the country's Ministry of International Cooperation...
Monday, August 30, 2021
Food subsidies are central to Egypt’s social protection efforts. About 70 million people benefit from the Tamween ration-card system, and 83 million benefit from subsidized baladi bread, a staple for many Egyptians. Together these two programs account...
Monday, July 26, 2021
The World Bank’s global response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been designed to help save lives and livelihoods for the poorest and most vulnerable while safeguarding the prospects for sustainable growth in developing countries. In the Middle East and...
Africa, Egypt, Asia, Palestinian Territory, Yemen
Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Women, informal workers, and farmers were among the hardest hit by the Covid-19 pandemic in the Middle East and North Africa region, according to a new labour market survey.
Africa, Egypt, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia, Asia, Jordan
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
From Australia to Egypt, migrants and refugees have been especially hard hit by job losses and economic pain during the coronavirus pandemic, with many struggling to access healthcare and state aid, a survey showed on Tuesday.
Africa, Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan, America, Colombia, Asia, Philippines, Europe, United Kingdom, Oceania, Australia
Monday, February 1, 2021
Poverty rates in Egypt have declined from 32.4 percent in 2018 to 29.7 percent last year, Social Solidarity Minister Nevine Al-Qabbaj said on Monday, thanks to the country’s comprehensive social protection policies.
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Economic inclusion programs, which help boost income and assets of the world’s poorest, are on the rise in 75 countries, reaching approximately 20 million poor and vulnerable households, and benefitting nearly 92 million individuals. This surge comes at...
Africa, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Zambia, America, Peru, Asia, Bangladesh, India