The European Union Delegation to Egypt

EU Joint Rural Development Project

12/08/2016 - 11:37
Agriculture and Food Safety

The project aims at improving the quality of life of the people living in the rural areas of Fayoum, Minia and Marsa Matrouh Governorates, with a focus on the sustainable management of territorial resources.

Sector: Rural development
EU Contribution: € 21,895,000.00 (100% of total).


Start date: 10/12/2014
End date of implementation phase: 09/10/2019
Project approach: 21.9 Million Euros
Location: Fayoum, Minia and Marsa Matrouh Governorates
Partners: Italian Cooperation Office, Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation, Ministry of Local Development
Beneficiaries: Poor population of the 3 targeted Governorates
Description: The project aims at improving the quality of life of the people living in the rural areas of Fayoum, Minia and Marsa Matrouh Governorates, with a focus on the sustainable management of territorial resources. It will increase sustainable agricultural production by managing water resources more effectively and adopting Good Agricultural Practices, and will improve rural livelihoods by promoting income-generating activities, making best use of local resources.

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