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USAID Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin speaks at Trade Facilitation Project closing ceremony
June 3, 2015

Cairo - Today the United States Embassy, in cooperation with the Ministry of Industry, Trade and SMEs, celebrated the end of a four-year USAID project to help small and medium-size Egyptian companies increase exports and become more energy efficient.  At the celebration, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced that the program had increased Egyptian companies' export revenue by $17 million.

"The United States is committed to Egypt's inclusive economic growth and continued prosperity," said Sherry F. Carlin, USAID Mission Director in Egypt. "We believe one of the surest ways to promote economic growth is to encourage trade, especially among micro, small, and medium-sized Egyptian companies, since they are so important for the country's economy."

Nearly 130 participants from Egyptian public and private sector organizations, including representatives from the Ministry of Industry, Trade and SMEs, attended today's event to celebrate successes and lessons learned from USAID's Trade Facilitation Project, scheduled to close in July 2015.

March 30, 2015

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) hosted a U.S. Embassy event to connect Egypt’s exporters with local service providers. Over 500 companies, including large firms and small and medium enterprises, attended this event to meet more than 60 export service providers and learn about current and emerging trade trends and export issues.

​​​​USAID-funded Project Discovers Two Ancient Tombs in Luxor
March 11, 2015

A A joint U.S.-Egypt team discovered two ancient Egyptian tombs this month in Luxor in close coordination with the Ministry of Antiquities. Implemented by the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE), the team is providing hands-on training in conservation and archaeological fieldwork to increase the potential of cultural tourism in Egypt.

February 27, 2015

Today, Sherry Carlin was sworn in as Mission Director for Egypt for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Acting Administrator Alfonso Lenhardt administered the oath of office.

January 26, 2015

The Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance (DRG), within the Bureau of Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA) of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is inviting all interested USAID Missions, Bureaus and Offices to apply for FY13 Disability Funding to:

January 26, 2015

The Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance (DRG), within the Bureau of Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA) of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is inviting all interested USAID Missions, Bureaus and Offices to apply for FY13 Disability Funding to:

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