Improving Household Food and Nutrition Security in Egypt by Targeting Women and Youth

Sector Agriculture and Rural Development
Program/Project Title Improving Household Food and Nutrition Security in Egypt by Targeting Women and Youth
Location Fayoum, Beni Suef, Assiut, Sohag and Aswan
Duration 4 years
Start – End date 01.01.2012-31.12.2017
Budget 3.000.000 USD
Aid Channel Multilateral
Type of Support Grant
Applicant/Local Counterpart FAO; Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation
Implementing Institution FAO, MALR
Description The aim of the project is to improve nutrition through food production and income generating activities to be provided to the most vulnerable women and youth, behavior communication plans, and capacity building and institutionalizing of integrated and participatory approaches for improving nutrition at decentralized levels.
Expected Results Reduce food insecurity and malnutrition in the target communities in the four governoates
Target Beneficiaries –          Local communities (youth and women)

–          Relevant institutions of the Government of Egypt

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