Sector Agriculture and Rural Development
Program/Project Title Support to the Ministry of Supply and Trade, Construction of 10 Horizontal Silos
Location El Nosnya Site (Sharkia governorate)
Duration 24 months
Start – End date 01.04.2016-31.03.2018
Budget 128,368,235.00 EGP
Aid Channel Italian-Egyptian Debt Swap Programme – III Phase
Type of Support Grant
Applicant/Local Counterpart Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade
Implementing Institution Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade
Description The proposed intervention is targeting the construction of 10 horizontal silos in 5 sites, for a total storage capacity of 200,000 mT. The project aims to improve food security and the value of the local production of wheat in Egypt. The project also intends to increase the storage efficiency by reducing physical and economical losses of the Government in providing subsidized bread through improving the supply chain, increasing of safe storage capacity and introducing of modern technologies.
Expected Results 1.      Built up, tested and delivered 10 horizontal silos, for a total capacity of 200.000 mT

2.      One year management provided, with transfer of know-how to the EHCSS staff

3.      ICT for computer assisted management thoroughly studied and apply a pilot scale

4.      A photovoltaic Panels Power supply system supplied and installed provided with one year of assisted operation and management

Target Beneficiaries Ministry of Supply and Internal trade and local communities in Sharkia governorate
Reference Contacts Dsassistant.cairo@esteri.it