Cairo – Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development inaugurated the local market in Madinat Al Salam. Constructed by more than 200 residents of the Al Salam area, this market is part of a project called “Egypt Works” which is funded by USAID and implemented by Catholic Relief Services.
“This community transformed a trash area into a clean, safe marketplace that has had a tangible impact on the lives of Egyptians,” said Dr. Mary C. Ott, Director of the USAID mission in Egypt. “In the process, USAID helped employ hundreds of people who contributed to this marketplace and to the livelihoods of Al Salam community members.”
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in cooperation with the Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce and the Sohag Chamber of Commerce, inaugurated a new business services center in Sohag yesterday. The Tamayouz Center, a one-stop shop for business registration and operation in Egypt, will improve the ease of doing business in Sohag.
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in cooperation with Blue Moon LTD, inaugurated a new produce handling center in Nubaria yesterday. The produce handling center provides modern processing and storage facilities for Egypt’s burgeoning high-value produce export market.
Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in cooperation with the Ministry of Supply and Domestic Trade, celebrated the launch of custom-made software that enables information sharing between commercial registry offices in Giza, Cairo, and Alexandria. According to the Ministry, this software reduces the time to register a business from 24 hours to 10 minutes.
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in cooperation with the Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce and the Port Said Chamber of Commerce, celebrated the success of a new business services center in Port Said. Since its opening in February, the Port Said Tamayouz Center has provided services for over 21,000 customers.
Last updated: January 12, 2015