Japan Signs Grant of USD 3.8 Million for Food Security in Egypt
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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Cairo, Egypt – March 9, 2023 – H.E. Mr. OKA Hiroshi, Ambassador of Japan to Egypt, signed and exchanged notes with Mr. Nasredin Hag Elamin, Representative of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Egypt, regarding the provision of a grant of 520 million yen (approximately 3.8 million US dollars) to support the Government of Egypt to improve agricultural productivity for food security in Egypt.
The signing ceremony was attended by the representatives of the key stakeholders in Egypt involved with the project, namely H.E. Dr. Rania Al-Mashat, Minister of International Cooperation, H.E. Dr. Hani Sewilam, Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, Dr Abdulhakim Elwaer, Assistant-Director-General and Regional Representative of FAO for the Near East and North Africa and Mr. Aly Abousabaa, Director General of International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) and Regional Director CWANA (CGIAR).