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Egypt - Agricultural Modernization Project (English)

The Agricultural Modernization Project's objectives are to: (i) increase agricultural productivity by promoting appropriate technological packages; (ii) increase rural income by financing investments in custom-service operations and in small - and medium - scale agro-based enterprises; (iii) streamline Principal Bank for Development and Agricultural Credit's (PBDAC) organization and strengthen its staff capabilities to perform as an effective rural financial institution; (iv) facilitate participation of commercial banks in financing rural investments by providing access to long-term financing, staff training, and dissemination of relevant data on investment; and (v) improve agricultural services at the farm level. The project components include: (a) on-farm technology packages; (b) agro-based enterprises; and (c) institutional development in rural banking and in agricultural services.


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    Staff Appraisal Report

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    Egypt, Arab Republic of

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    Middle East and North Africa,

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    Egypt - Agricultural Modernization Project

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Egypt - Agricultural Modernization Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.