The development cooperation portfolio between the government and the USAID has amounted to about $1 billion since 2014.
Egypt and the US celebrates 100 years of strategic and continues cooperation, Leslie Reed USAID Mission Director for Egypt said during participating at the National Alliance for Civil Development Work (NACDW) conference.
The programme was launched in December 2017.
Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine Al-Qabbaj and USAID Deputy Mission Director Margaret Sancho witnessed the signing of the MoU to implement ‘Ebda’ Rehletak’ (Start Your Journey) program under the umbrella of ‘Forsa’ employment program, according to a statement by the ministry.
That is in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO).
Morsi said that this program comes within the framework of cooperation between the Egyptian and American government and seeks to empower women.
“Spotlighting health, and as a response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in 2021, the USAID provided over $5 million in additional assistance to Egypt with the Ministry of International Cooperation and the Ministry of Health and Population,” Al-Mashat stated.
It aims to help exporters from small and medium-sized companies to increase their exports sustainably, in line with the Egyptian government’s plan to increase the volume of Egyptian exports to 100$ billion during this decade. The exhibition comes under the auspices of the Ministries of Trade & Industry and International Cooperation.
President of Cairo University Mohamed Othman el-Khosht received Monday at his office, Leslie Reid, the director of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) to discuss ways to support and enhance joint cooperation between the two sides in many fields.
The Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and the USAID inaugurated two Centers for Career Development at Tanta University to prepare students for the workforce and connect them with jobs.
Minister of International Cooperation H.E. Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Trade Reform and Development in Egypt project (USAID TRADE), in partnership with Businesswomen of Egypt 21 (BWE21).
Upper Egypt’s governorate of Qena witnessed a conference Wednesday to launch a $3 million-worth program aiming to empower girls socially and economically.
The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), delivered 20 new, locally-manufactured buses to the North Sinai Governorate.
Seventy-nine employees at the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development have been trained in four governorates.
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Administrator John Barsa said that he ‘was impressed’ knowing about Egypt’s Nation Council of Women (NCW) work and achievements to women’s empowerment.
The US ambassador to Cairo, Jonathan Cohen visited the churches of Old Cairo, accompanied by U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Administrator John Barsa.
Minister of International Cooperation, Dr. Rania Al Mashat, inaugurated on Saturday the new expansions of the wastewater treatment plant in Al-Hubail region in Luxor,
Targeting women and children in particular, the project will help to improve the nutritional status of women and children through increasing local food production and strengthening agricultural value chains in several governorates.
Minister of International Cooperation, Dr. Rania Al Mashat, visits today a number of development programmes in partnership with USAID and WFP supporting farmers, women and youth in Luxor.
Mashaat made the remarks during a meeting via video conference to see off Mission Director for USAID/Egypt Sherry Carlin whose term in Egypt has ended and is scheduled to chair USAID mission in Jordan.