Egypt: Economic Development, Environment, Health & the Internet


  • Africa 2017--Business for Africa, Egypt, and the World, December 7-9, 2017, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Organized by the Arab Republic of Egypt and the African Union
  • African Development Bank Group on Egypt (Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire)
    Basic economic indicators and links to other "country operations" reports.
  • Cairo Demographic Center, Egypt
    "The Cairo Demographic Center (CDC) is a training and research institute established in 1963 by the mutual assistance between the United Nations and the Egyptian Government ... In January 1992 the Egyptian Government took full responsibility for the Center. CDC is an interregional Center serving the developing countries of Africa, Asia and Latin America."
  • Cairo and Alexandria Stock Exchanges -- Official Website
  • Central Bank of Egypt (Cairo)
  • Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA): Egypt Profile (Lusaka, Zambia)
    Basic country information, banking infrastructure, investment guidelines, and other major economic indicators.
  • Demographic and Health Surveys--Egypt (2015 and earlier) (Calverton, Marylan)
  • Economic Research Forum for the Arab Countries, Iran, and Turkey (Cairo, Egypt)
    • The site offers online publications, information about conferences, and related links. '...to improve the quality and increase the quantity of applied policy-oriented economic research...launched in June of 1993, with assistance from the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development, the European Commission, the Ford Foundation, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the World Bank, subsequently followed by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada.'
    • ERF Working papers
    • Policy perspective (policy briefs)
    • ERF conferences & workshops
    • ERF open access "data portal"
  • Egypt. Atomic Energy Authority (AEA) (Cairo)
    General information about the AEA and its projects in nuclear energy development, nuclear science and engineering; plus related links.
  • Egypt's Information Portal: Information and Decision Support Center (Cairo)
    The site offers a wide array of current business and economic information, an extensive library of studies/reports on Egyptian economy, and links to government sites.
  • Egypt. Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation (Cairo)
    General information about the ministry, museums, zoological and botanical gardens, the National Agricultural Library (no online catalog), and the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture. See also, the web site for the Ministry's Agricultural Research Center.
  • Egyptian Center for Economic Studies (Cairo)
    • "The Egyptian Center for Economic Studies (ECES) is a non-profit, non-government think-tank. The mission of the Center is to promote economic development in Egypt by conducting and disseminating applied policy research."
    • ECES Publications
  • Egyptian Geological Survey and Mining Authority (EGSMA) (Cairo)
    General background and contact information for the departments and their programs, and links to information about mining companies and mining agreements.
  • Egyptian Government Statement: International Conference on Population & Development, Cairo, September 1994. (United Nations Population Information Network, New York)
  • Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) (Cairo)
    General information about the EMA, its activities, related links, and current weather forecasts for Egypt.
  • ELDIS Country Profiles (Electronic Development and Environment Information System, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK)
    Search for Egypt: This service compiles and indexes links to online full texts (requiring Adobe Acrobat PDF), related web sites, and print publications in the IDS library on a variety of subjects pertaining to Egypt, especially in the fields of agricultural economics, trade, health, governance, and education.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Egypt (Rome, Italy)
    • FAO Aquastat Programme: Egypt, 2005
      A profile of Egyptian water resources. "The 'thirst' for water data is ever increasing and there is indeed considerable demand for data on rural water use from national governments and development agencies. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations initiated an activity in 1993 to meet this demand with particular focus on irrigation. This resulted in the AQUASTAT Programme, the objective of which is to generate rural water use data at country level in a systematic manner."
    • Egypt in the FAO Document Repository
    • FAO Sustainable Development Dimensions: Women, Agriculture and Rural Development--Egypt, 1996 (A very basic profile.)
  • International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) on Egypt (Washington, DC)
  • The International Monetary Fund: Arab Republic of Egypt Country Info (Washington, DC)
    Summaries, full length reports, and recent news. Note: Some documents are in PDF format, requiring Adobe Acrobat.
  • International Trade Centre on Egypt (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and the World Trade Organization, Geneva, Switzerland)
    • Statistical profiles on Egyptian commerce. "The International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO (ITC) is the focal point in the United Nations system for technical cooperation with developing countries in trade promotion. ITC was created by the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) in 1964 and since 1968 has been operated jointly by GATT (now by the World Trade Organization, or WTO) and the UN, the latter acting through the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)."
    • Egyptian Imports, 1995-99 and Exports, 1995-99 (in HTML)
    • For other data, see: ITC Country Index
  • MBendi AfroPaedia: Egypt (MBendi Information Services, South Africa)
    A basic economic & investment profile.
  • National Information and Communications Infrastructure for Sustainable Development in Africa: Egypt, 1999 (United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)
    General background, Internet connectivity data, and project information.
  • The Nile Basin Initiative (Entebbe, Uganda)
    General information and news. "Building upon earlier co-operative efforts, the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) was launched in Dar es Salaam in February 1999. The NBI is a regional partnership within which countries of the Nile basin have united in common pursuit of the sustainable development and management of Nile waters."
  • Social Fund for Development (Cairo) In Arabic only
    --See also: Managing Director's message in English and related links
  • United Nations Agencies on Egypt -- Economy
  • United States Agencies on Egypt (Washington, DC)
  • The World Bank on Egypt (Washington, DC)