poverty

Report: Haya Karima reduces poverty rate in Egypt’s villages by 14%

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 - 02:15 GMT

A recent report by the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development has revealed that the social initiative Haya Karima has contributed to reducing poverty rates in Egypt.

Setbacks in African development endeavors are due to unreliable infrastructure: IMF executive director

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 - 06:32 GMT

In Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development, Mohieldin warned that 50-60 million Africans are at risk of getting pushed into poverty.

UN: Voices of millions of rural people to be heard in Food Systems Summit

Fri, 19 Feb 2021 - 09:51 GMT

An estimated 63 percent of the world’s poor people work in agriculture, the overwhelming majority on rural small farms.

Poverty, unemployment shrinking: PM reviews Egyptian government’s success on path of development

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 07:26 GMT

Egypt worked side by side with the Parliament to spare Egypt from the negative implication of coronavirus

Public investment allocations for Upper Egypt's Sohag, Qena hike by 38%, 62% in FY2020/21

Tue, 29 Dec 2020 - 03:35 GMT

El-Said added that poverty levels in urban and rural Upper Egypt declined by 1.06% and 3.79% respectively, in FY 2019/20, compared to the levels recorded in FY2017/18.

Egypt takes part in launching ‘Perception of Poverty in Africa’ for 2020

Thu, 24 Dec 2020 - 02:58 GMT

There are millions of Africans suffering from hunger, lack of electricity, and insecurity.

Egypt's poverty rate declines to 29.7% during 2019/20

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 - 07:45 GMT

El-Saeed explained, in a statement, that the poverty rate in Egypt fell to 29.7 percent during the fiscal year of 2019/2020, compared to 32.5 percent in 2017/2018.

UN food chief urges rich to help keep millions from starving

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 12:10 GMT

The WFP and its partners were going all out to reach as many as 138 million people this year — “the biggest scale-up in our history,” he said.

Egypt's mechanisms to combat poverty in 20/21's sustainable development plan

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 - 02:13 GMT

Egypt Today reviews decisions and initiatives that aim to improve citizens’ conditions, advance the incapable groups and improve their provided services.

Millions vulnerable to poverty although world does not suffer food shortage: IFAD

Fri, 29 May 2020 - 11:22 GMT

According to the World Food Programme, 265 million people would suffer from hunger by the end of this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Egypt's unemployment rate reaches 8.9%: Solidarity Ministry

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 - 11:11 GMT

The Ministry of Social Solidarity said that 4 million jobs were provided through anti-unemployment programs and projects during the last 10 years.

Trapped in Poverty

Sat, 15 Jun 2019 - 01:52 GMT

The solution just might lie in turning our eyes to rural cities instead of focusing on urban areas.

112 NGOs receive LE376 million in October

Sun, 11 Nov 2018 - 02:09 GMT

Wali explained that 55 foreign entities provided 151 grants to 112 NGOs in Egypt.

France to put 8 bln euros into fighting poverty -report

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 - 11:20 GMT

French President Emmanuel Macron's government plans to spend 8 billion euros ($9.3 billion) to tackle poverty.

Promise of a Home: Egypt tackles crisis of homeless children

Mon, 02 Jul 2018 - 03:57 GMT

Two years into Egypt’s first comprehensive program to tackle a long-standing phenomenon of homeless children in the gloomy streets, Egypt Today closely shadows the project’s components in the streets and behind the walls of its institutions.

1st Global Happiness Policy Report launched in Dubai

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 - 03:19 GMT

The report highlights global best practices and inspiring experiences of happiness and well-being, celebrating the best government achievements in this area.

Women are more likely to be poor than men: UN Women

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 - 06:15 GMT

The United Nations for Women and the World Bank analyzed household survey data for 89 countries on October 18.

Teacher establishes one-room school for unprivileged

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 - 05:15 GMT

The school is located in a remote area called Madbaa in North Sinai.

et Quote: Focus on Poverty

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 07:28 GMT

"Extreme poverty anywhere is a threat to human security everywhere." — Kofi Annan, Seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations

China relocates more people to tackle poverty

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 - 06:24 GMT

China started work on over 12,000 relocation projects in 2017 to lift people out of poverty: the Chinese National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC)

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