Social protection

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Rural transformation

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Human Capital Development

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Women Empowerment

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Background

Egypt is embarking on an ambitious plan to transform the country through accelerated inclusive, integrated development. The Government's commitment to ensure that every Egyptian has access to opportunities and a decent life is anchored on its Constitution of 2014.

 

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To deliver on its commitment, the Government developed the Sustainable Development Strategy (SDS): Egypt Vision 2030, which is strongly aligned with the globally agreed SDGs as with the Africa Agenda 2063. It sets out comprehensive national priorities that encompass the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development.

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Luxor Centre for Knowledge Sharing and Innovation to Promote Resilience in Upper Egypt

The Government of Egypt (GOE) and WFP established the "Luxor Centre for Knowledge Sharing and Innovation to Promote Resilience in Upper Egypt" as a South-South, multi-stakeholder and cross-sector initiative.

The Center coordinates the existing initiatives carried out by the Government, UN agencies and other governmental and non-governmental development partners, concerned with food security issues, nutrition, youth employment, livelihood diversification, climate adaptation, education and continued learning, and institutional capacity strengthening.

Focusing on the following activities:

  • Increase access to knowledge and information using new technological tools
  • Finance value chains
  • Promote green economy
  • Increase access to knowledge and information using new technological tools
  • Design social protection and livelihood support
  • Promote women's empowerment and youth employment

CORE AREAS OF CONTRIBUTION TO NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLANS

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Clean Water

Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

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Water and Sanitation

SOCIAL PROTECTION

The GoE is investing in national social protection programmes that aim to strengthen human capital, provide access to essential services, access jobs, and protect vulnerable individuals and communities from adverse socio-economic shocks.
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Social Safety Nets

National School Feeding

EMERGENCY RESPONSE

The GoE has been committed to providing emergency response services to its population, including forcibly displaced people whether internally and from around the MENA (the Middle East and North Africa) region. The GoE collaborates with the World's leading humanitarian organizations, such as WFP, UNHCR, and WHO, to provide emergency relief operations that are far-reaching and multidimensional.
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COVID 19

Refugee and Migrant Support

RURAL TRANSFORMATION

The GoE prioritizes rural development and rural transformation as a critical thematic sector to its sustainable development strategy. Precisely, building resilience and assuring livelihood support to the marginalized majority by scaling up rural development, will translate to a more widespread and inclusive growth, steadily narrowing down the poverty gap.
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Smallholder farmers

Livelihood enhancement

HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT

Human capital development is one of the most fundamental elements of sustainable and inclusive economic growth. It encompasses the provision of basic human needs such as education, health and nutrition. As one of the early adopters of the World Bank's Human Capital Project, Egypt has long been committed to addressing the gap in human capital outcomes.
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Nutrition

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Education

Health

SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE

Sustainable infrastructure is crucial to ensuring that rural communities are resilient and self-sufficient. Building resilience for communities through sustainable infrastructure allows them to be autonomous and responsive to adverse shocks such as food and nutrition insecurity, poverty, climate and human-made shocks such as drought and land degradation respectfully.
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Resilience and Climate Change Adaptation

Sustainable Energy

CROSSCUTTING ISSUES

The following section comprises issues that transcend across all pillars of sustainable development. Firstly, Women empowerment and youth employment are imperative towards ensuring that growth is inclusive and sustainable. As part of Egypt's Vision 2030 national strategy, the GoE is breaking down barriers in women and youth employment by empowering the most vulnerable rural women and youth with the necessary resources and skills to improve their employability and self-reliance. Secondly, digital transformation, described as, the integration of digital technology into all business areas, has fundamentally changed how you operate and deliver value to customers.
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Digital Innovation

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Women Empowerment

Youth Employment

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Emergency

Human Capital

Rural Transformation

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Youth Employment