Progress for All Egyptians?


Amid rising political tensions, experts have argued for economic and social reforms that would benefit all citizens. Analysts weigh in on how to ensure that everyone is included in the country's development agenda.
  • Egypt:  How Can Egypt Boost Development?

    This is Africa, 19 December 2012

    With political tensions once again rising as Egypt's new government looks to pass a controversial constitution, This Is Africa, in partnership with the Skoll World Forum, considers ... read more »

Egyptian citizens

  • Egypt:  Why Good Policy Is Needed to Promote Inclusive Business Models in Egypt

    This is Africa, 19 December 2012

    There are already good policy foundations on which to build in Egypt. Although there are still many business environment reforms yet to undertake, improvements in this area have ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Impact Investing Is Key to Inclusive Development in Egypt

    This is Africa, 19 December 2012

    Demographic pressures and years of under investment in meeting social needs suggest that Egypt will not be able to provide jobs, housing and basic services without adopting a wide ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Harness the Youth to Create a Culture of Social Entrepreneurship

    This is Africa, 19 December 2012

    Give Egyptian youth a platform to exercise their entrepreneurial abilities, and they will build their country's next line of social enterprises and empower their own generation in ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Farmer Co-Ops - Agents of Change in Egypt

    This is Africa, 19 December 2012

    The agricultural cooperative movement, started in 1908, helps small-scale producers and farmers build bargaining power, and be equal partners within supply chains. They need access ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Empowering NGOs in Egypt - the Need for a New Legal Framework

    This is Africa, 19 December 2012

    We have more than 30,000 NGOs in Egypt. However, many are not active, and others are facing legal and funding challenges. We always say with this number of NGOs, poverty and ... read more »