Improving Regional and Rural Development for Inclusive Growth in Egypt

Author
Hafez Ghanem
Content Type
Working Paper
Institution
The Brookings Institution
Abstract
This paper examines how economic growth in Egypt can be made more inclusive through a focus on rural development and reducing regional disparities. Nearly all of the extremely poor in Egypt live in rural areas and 83 percent of them live in Upper Egypt. The youth in those rural areas feel particularly excluded.
Topic
Agriculture, Development, Economics, Poverty
Political Geography
Africa, Arabia