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Problems facing Egypt:

The food gap between production and consumption in a lot of main field crops, red and white meat, and milk.
Waste of water resources in irrigation process in old lands.
Excessive use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides in agriculture.
The marginalization and non-empowerment of women in rural community.

Rural Development Program Strategy:

Making a plan for developing the various rural activities in the targeted communities, done by its own people side by side with the program’s various activities and governmental services

General goal of Rural Development Program :

Improving the agriculture and livestock production to elevate the farmers’ living standards.

Objectives:

Program Results and Impact:

Increase land productivity e.g. wheat and maize production increased by 15%.
Many farmers have implemented income generating projects in the field of livestock.
Many women farmers have acquired the skills for various in-house industries.