Geopolicity was contracted by the French Development Agency (Agence française de développement, AFD) and African Development Bank (AfDB) to undertake a comprehensive study on the economic growth and employment potential in Egypt. The study aimed at (i) identify the drivers of long-term growth and adequate employment generation in Egypt (ii) define the scope of Government action necessary to enable growth, employment and
employability (skills promotion) and, (iii) promote a dialogue between AFD/AFDB and the Egyptian Government on economic development, employment generation, and vocational training.
A comprehensive year long study, based on in country data collection, leading to a (i) Political Economy Analysis for Egypt from the perspective of economic growth and employment dynamics and, (ii) a growth diagnostic study providing comprehensive information on the factors and forces driving and blocking economic development in Egypt. The study provided the sources of growth and led to a scenario building exercise which identified the sectors that could potentially grow at a faster pace and drive the economy to higher growth future. Geopolicity also undertook a growth and employment study including a skill gap analysis forecasting (short and medium term) on the basis of the identified sectors of future potential economic growth.
Comprehensive study report, presented to Government as the basis for engaging AFD and AfDB in determining their investment strategy.
Agence Française de Développement & African Development Bank
Private Sector Development
EGYPT: THE ROAD AHEAD-TOWARDS GENERATING LONG TERM GROWTH AND EMPLOYMENT
"'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.