poverty

Egypt releases report on working towards SDGs through 'Decent Life' initiative

Thu, 28 Jul 2022 - 03:02 GMT

The report indicated that the budget spent until Decent Life's launching in 2021 amounted to LE 100 billion.

WB chief: For every 1% point increase in food prices, 10 mln people to fall into extreme poverty

Tue, 12 Apr 2022 - 11:33 GMT

“The war in Ukraine and its consequences are creating sudden shortages of energy, fertilizer, and food, pitting people against each other and their governments. Even people who are physically distant from this conflict are feeling its impacts.

Egyptian parliamentarian drafts law on reducing food waste

Mon, 11 Apr 2022 - 03:05 GMT

The MP underscored that such quantity is huge, given the percentage of poverty in the country, and the fact that Egypt suffers from water poverty.

2 weeks into 2022: 60K babies are born in Egypt

Sun, 16 Jan 2022 - 11:39 GMT

The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) announced Saturday that 60,000 babies have been born since January 1.

Egyptian president explains why getting out of poverty in Africa is a hard quest

Wed, 12 Jan 2022 - 03:19 GMT

The president's comments came during a panel discussion held within the World Youth Forum (WYF) in Sharm El Sheikh.

UNDP summarizes all about urban resilience, details key success factors

Wed, 22 Dec 2021 - 05:23 GMT

UNDP summarizes all about urban resilience, details key success factors

UNCTAD showcases potential of African Continental Free Trade Agreement

Sun, 19 Dec 2021 - 07:25 GMT

Although the free trade part entails removing tariffs, that is not all.

'Decent Life' reflects similarity between Egypt, China visions on poverty eradication: ambassador

Wed, 20 Oct 2021 - 03:28 GMT

Liqiang highlighted that his country was able to drag 99.8 million Chinese citizens out of poverty.

Egypt's First Lady greets youths working at 'Decent Life' initiative on International Day for Poverty Eradication

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 - 01:33 GMT

October 17 was marked as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty in 1992.

LE200 Bn allocated for Egypt’s ‘Haya Karima’ in 21/2022 year

Wed, 28 Apr 2021 - 01:21 GMT

Egypt’s sustainable development plan for the fiscal year 2021-2022 has allocated L.E. 200 billion for the social initiative “Haya Karima.”

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.

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