Geopolicity was contracted by the French Government and African Development Bank to undertake an economic growth and employment diagnostic of Egypt. with strong linkages to solving the unemployment problem. The study aimed to:
Identify the activities which could be the engine of long run growth and decent jobs creation in the forthcoming years in Egypt. The analysis should go as in detailed as data availability and consistency allow it. International comparisons may be relevant in some parts of the study to highlight the strengths and weaknesses of the Egyptian economic specialisation.
Provide the policy makers with recommendations in terms of growth strategy and skills promotion.
Feed and reinforce the dialogue between AFD/AfDB and the Egyptian government in terms of development strategy, job creation, and vocational training.
Given data scarcity, the research took over 6 months to complete, based on the following activities.
Conduct Literature Review
Review of economic databases
Define and Assess Sectors
Define Employment Creation and Skills Dynamics Develop and draft Report
A report entitled 'Egypt - The Road Ahead - Towards Generating Long Term Growth and Employment.
Agence Francaise De Development & African Development Bank
Egypt macro-fiscal and Investment Climate Reforms Framework
"'Geopolicity mobilised the necessary technical support very quickly, and proposed practical and viable solutions adapted the complexity of each situation for the U.A.E. Egypt Task Force."
Elia Korban, General Secretariat of Abu Dhabi Executive Council.