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Only 8% of total financing in Arab banks goes to SMEs
Brad L. Brasseur explores the current problems in creating good education for the socio-economically disadvantaged in developing nations and looks at some of the solutions. The United Nations recently claimed that the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) that focused on primary education increased global enrolment from 83% to 91%. Despite these gains, today it is …
CAPMAS issues report on villages rural communities
“Without rapid, inclusive and climate-smart development, together with emissions-reductions efforts that protect the poor, there could be more than 100 million additional people in poverty by 2030,” the Bank said in a report.
Economic hurdles such as poverty and shortage of skilled workers will slow sector’s growth
Child poverty represents one of highest percentages among Egypt’s whole population
Just coming out of the Assembly Hall at the UN headquarters in New York, and the excitement about the Pope’s address is palpable. He talked to leaders from around the world who are here to sign off on the new development goals that will replace the Millennium Development Goals. It was great and appropriate that …
World leaders have adopted a set of development goals to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030
Visit comes to support Egypt in reaching financial inclusion
Youth make up 52% of Egypt’s labour force, a CAPMAS report revealed
The poor, Mr. President, have waited a long for someone to perceive them with sympathy, and to pull them up above the poverty line, so are you up for this?
Investment is part of EGP 6.85bn allotted for local development programmes in new budget
Egyptian government is aiming to achieve better results in upcoming three years, says Salman
Ongoing dissolution of civil society organisations raises questions about alternative provisions for needy
Number of investment opportunities in Upper Egypt will be presented at the summit, which will tackle one of the poorest zones in the country
Ideas are endless; the important thing is that they are followed by a political will to execute them, and perhaps the most important thing is that the decision-makers think about national projects targeting the poor, who are burdened by the weight of years of oppression, poverty, disease and ignorance It is time to target this …
Poverty rates are still high, especially in Upper Egypt
The grant component of the loan is valued at 69.47%
Families to receive support will be chosen carefully to ensure resources are sent to the poorest sectors and those desperately in need
4.9 million children live under poverty line in rural Upper Egypt, 1.8 million in rural lower Egypt
By Bjørn Lomborg Extreme poverty – or living on less than $1.25 a day – is a continuing problem for far too many people today. In Egypt for instance, such poverty still afflicts about 1.3 million people, according to the World Bank. It is also arguably one of the most important challenges to address because …
Manpower minister to count numbers returning, calls workers to fill a form with their details and losses to require compensation
Despite 3 wives and 20 children, he still wants a 4th wife
“We forced people out to save their lives,” says official
Government is contributing EGP 2bn to new company
EFG-Hermes Chairperson Mona Zulfikar said her company seeks, through scientific and field studies, to develop the neediest areas in Egypt by combating poverty, developing health care, education, housing, water, and sanitation.
By Dr Cesar Chelala Despite enormous technological advances, humanity continues to grapple with three enormous burdens: poverty, disease and terrorism (both individual and state-sponsored.) Although the policies aimed at solving those problems are different, there is one approach that can help lower the negative effect of all three: education. There is a clear connection between …
The statistics agency stated that 29%or approximately 5.8 million, of the country’s youth are unemployed.