|Approval Date||11 Dec 1981|
|Signature Date||26 Jan 1982|
|Planned Completion Date||31 Dec 1994|
|Last Disbursement Planned Date||31 Dec 1994|
|Sovereign / Non-Sovereign||Sovereign|
|Sector||Agriculture and Rural Development|
|DAC Sector Code||31161|
The present project relates to the El-Beheira rural development project I in Egypt. It's a combination of priority investments aimed at developing agricultural production and improving the well-being of the beneficiaries. This project was conceived because of the need for the Egyptian government to obtain better results in the agricultural sector in order to guarantee the medium and long term development of the country. It comprises six (06) main components, namely: (i) land reclamation (64,000 fedans); (ii) intensification of agriculture; (iii) improvement of agricultural services delivery; (iv) improvement of rural infrastructure; (v) management and coordination; and (vi) monitoring and evaluation.
The sector objective of the project is to improve the living conditions of the beneficiary population and the country’s trade balance. The specific objective is to increase agricultural and animal production in the El Beheira Governorate, improve health and storage facilities as well as facilitate access to inputs and staple products.
The main beneficiaries of the project are the farmers in El-Beheira Governorate.
African Development Bank
African Development Fund
Government of Egypt
Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation
|Last Update||11 Jul 2020|