Egypt continues a process of political transition. Following President Hosni Mubarak’s ouster in February 2011, free parliamentary and presidential elections were held and Mohammed Morsi became president with almost 52% of the vote. A newly drafted constitution was confirmed in a referendum in December 2012. In June 2013, mass demonstrations against President Morsi erupted.
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The World Bank approved a US$ 8.10 million grant for Egypt to demonstrate the improved management and disposal of targeted Persistent Organic pollutants stockpiles in an environmentally sound and cost-effective manner. The project team leader explains in detail the project objectives, environmental benefits and more.Read More »
The World Bank Group (WBG) launches a new consultations website and survey for Egypt as part of the ongoing public consultations which will help develop the Group’s Country Partnership Framework (CPF) with the Arab Republic of Egypt during the period of 2015-2019.Read More »
One of the puzzling aspects about inequality in Egypt is that the measurement of monetary inequality by means of household surveys does not seem to match perceptions. The book aims at elucidating this puzzle and providing a better understanding of income inequality in Egypt in its various dimensions.Read More »