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Egypt - East Delta Agricultural Services Project (English)

The objective of the East Delta Agricultural Services Project is to provide support services to facilitate the settlement and increased agricultural production of about 26,000 farm families on 130,000 feddans of newly developed lands in the East Delta, leading to increased farm incomes and laying the basis for the development of a viable rural economy in the East Delta area. The project has five components: 1) Agricultural support services, extension and adaptive research service, provided to smallholders, graduates, and cooperative members; and supporting the development of water users associations and service cooperatives; 2) The financing of on-farm infrastructure, tertiary irrigation and drainage works; 3) Installing drinking water supplies in the two sub-schemes of North and South Hussainia; 4) Financial support services, including a line of credit for short-, medium-, and long-term credit for purchasing agricultural inputs, livestock, farm machinery, and equipment for agro-processing; and supporting the establishment of four new village banks; and 5) Financing project management, monitoring, and evaluation, including environmental monitoring.

Details

  • Document Date

    1997/10/02

  • Document Type

    Staff Appraisal Report

  • Report Number

    16097

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    Egypt, Arab Republic of

  • Region

    Middle East and North Africa,

  • Disclosure Date

    2010/07/01

  • Doc Name

    Egypt - East Delta Agricultural Services Project

  • Keywords

    Egyptian Public Authority for Drainage Projects;village extension worker;irrigation and drainage;drinking water supply;Irrigation and Agriculture;efficient use of land;water quality monitoring program;Monitoring and Evaluation Unit;average per capita income;project monitoring and evaluation;rural poverty line;development of water;country assistance strategy;Country Assistance Strategies;procurement and disbursement;agricultural support service;agricultural drainage water;Bank for Development;high school graduate;high school diploma;bulk water supply;public sector employment;land and water;water treatment plant;land allocation policy;water user association;private sector involvement;agricultural extension service;method of procurement;contract good;return to investment;contamination of soil;agriculture and livestock;average farm size;liberalization of prices;quality and quantity;irrigation water quality;weights and measure;Promoting Private Sector;civil works;social infrastructure;village bank;long-term credit;Water Management;reclaimed land;

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Egypt - East Delta Agricultural Services Project (English). World Development Sources, WDS 1997-2 Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/815941468770946672/Egypt-East-Delta-Agricultural-Services-Project