Feed the Future Egypt Food Security and Agribusiness Support Project
The Feed the Future Egypt Food Security and Agribusiness Support project aims to dramatically increase incomes and improve food security for at least 14,000 Upper Egyptian smallholder farmers across seven focal governorates – including Beni-Suef, Menia, Assiut, Sohag, Qena, Luxor, and Aswan. Over the course of five years, the project will demonstrate that it is economically and socially feasible to achieve sustained growth in the region through an agricultural value chain approach. This approach will improve horticulture productivity, access to markets, value-adding activities, and commercial linkages with input and service suppliers. Inclusive growth in the agricultural sector will increase incomes to smallholder farmers, leading to improved health and educational opportunities for women and youth as well as higher household purchasing power. The program will deploy more than 20 U.S. volunteers to provide technical assistance and training needs in horticulture and agribusiness.