Egypt: World Bank Provides $1.25 Million to Support Job Creation in Upper Egypt

Monday, June 17, 2013

The World Bank group and its partners are investing more than $1.25 million in the Egypt Development Marketplace program that addresses job creation, poverty alleviation and rural development, said a press release issued by the World Bank.

Thirty-five organizations are awarded grants of $800,000 to contribute to job creation in the agriculture and handicrafts sector, with a special emphasis on Upper Egypt.

Source: AllAfrica (link opens in a new window)

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