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Meals under threat by the ban on live poultry
Karoline Kamel | Critics say the government initiative neglects the needs of poor Egyptian households
Looking for the root causes of the potato crisis
Hadeer El-Mahdawy and Nada Arafat | While state figures consider the crisis to be resolved, others see the problem as ongoing
2 years later, how have people’s lives been impacted by the flotation of the Egyptian pound?
Hasnaa Mohamed | If middle-income earners are feeling the squeeze, then how are those with less income faring?
Making ends meet: 6 stories of household budgeting
Six people with different incomes explain how the economic crisis is affecting them
Slashed wheat subsidies leave farmers at the mercy of fluctuating global markets
Waad Ahmed | Local wheat farmers are facing uncertainty after the removal of government subsidies
Egypt’s working poor are facing a silent killer: Bad food
Maddison Sawle | Increasing rates of diabetes & heart disease are an inevitable result of a broken food & health system
A closer look at price hikes
Waad Ahmed | Egyptians are feeling the pinch, from transport fares to the cost of basic commodities.
Sisi promises no price increases, but it might already be too late
Shahd Essam | In a speech last Wednesday, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi vowed that the devaluation of the
Egypt’s wheat policies sow market confusion
Robert Barron | A series of back-and-forth announcements by Egyptian authorities has roiled global wheat markets and,
 
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Opinion
Mohamed Gad
The ‘genetic modification’ of interest rates in Egypt
How depending on imported GMO seeds has undercut IMF ‘reform’
 
News
June annual headline inflation rate stabilizes at 30.9%
Price shocks in Egypt likely to hit well into 2018: Capital Economics
Core, annual inflation hit 7-year highs in June
Annual inflation down to 9 percent in March
Intelligence services promise medical and food supplies for Minya, Assiut
Rice supplies dwindle, prices rise despite production surplus
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