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IFAD grants Egypt $70m for agriculture projects

Minister of International Cooperation Sahar Nasr met a mission group from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) headed by Michel Markaz on Wednesday to discuss current and future projects in Egypt. The IFAD mission confirmed that technical assistance will be provided to Egypt in the field of rural finance to overcome obstacles in this sector. …

Shaimaa Al-Aees

The social paradox of Al-Sisi’s 1.5m acres

Both projects have been inflected by a nationalist rhetoric, a rhetorical haunting of that which was once employed by president Gamal Abdel Nasser during the 1950s and 1960s, despite the incomparable historical and socio-political contexts of the two statesmen and governments.

Kareem Megahed