Egypt scores 3.4/10 and is not on track in implementing the Malabo Declaration on Agriculture transformation in Africa.

Highlights of the 5 key areas of strong performance of the country

of public agriculture expenditure as a share of total public expenditure.
of men and women engaged in agriculture having access to financial services.
of the population is undernourished.
of rural women have access to productive assets in agriculture (empowered).
of farm, pastoral, and fisher households are resilient to climate and weather related shocks.

Highlights of the 5 key areas that require the country's attention

for CAADP Process Completion.
official development assistance (ODA) disbursed to agriculture, against ODA commitments.
increase of the size of irrigated areas, from its value of the year 2000.
annual growth of the agriculture value added (agricultural GDP).
increase of agricultural value added per arable land.
  • Egypt needs to accelerate its national CAADP Process so that the National Agricultural and food Security Investment Plan delivers on appropriate Malabo Decalaration Targets including: Ending Hunger, Reducing poverty by half through agriculture, Enhancing Resilience to Climate variabilities, and strengtehn data systems and statiscs in Agriculture.
  • Egypt should put more efforts in expanding its irrigated areas accompanied with the application of inputs, more specifically fertilizer.
  • The country should continue efforts to strenghten resilience through more investments in resilience building and establishment of insurances for farmers.


Overall country score: 3.09

2017 Country Scorecard for implementing Malabo Declaration

Malabo Commitments Areas (T) Commitments Categories (C)
No. Item Score Mimimum Score progress No. Item Score Mimimum Score progress
1Re-committing to CAADP Process0.953.33Not on Track
1Completing National CAADP Process2.863.33Not on Track
2Establishing CAADP based Cooperation, Partnership & Alliance0.003.33Not on Track
3Establishing CAADP based Policy & Institutional Review/ Setting/ Support0.003.33Not on Track
2Enhancing Investment Finance in Agriculture7.376.67On Track
1Public Expenditure in Agriculture4.7410.00Not on Track
2Enhancing access to finance10.003.33On Track
3Ending Hunger by 20252.523.71Not on Track
1Access to Agriculture inputs and technologies3.615.53Not on Track
2Doubling agricultural Productivity0.181.00Not on Track
3Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss0.001.00Not on Track
4Strengthening Social Protection7.1210.00Not on Track
5Improving Food security and Nutrition1.671.00On Track
4Halving Poverty through Agriculture by 20253.182.06On Track
1Sustaining Agricultural GDP for Poverty Reduction2.723.25Not on Track
2Establishing Inclusive PPPs for commodity value chains0.001.00Not on Track
3Creating job for Youth in agricultural value chains0.001.00Not on Track
4Women participation in Agri-business10.003.00On Track
5Boosting Intra-African Trade in Agriculture Commodities1.621On Track
1Tripling Intra-African Trade for agriculture commodities and services0.001.00Not on Track
2Establishing Intra-African Trade Policies and institutional conditions3.231.00On Track
6Enhancing Resilience to Climate Variability56Not on Track
1Ensuring Resilience to climate related risks10.002.00On Track
2Investment in resilience building0.0010.00Not on Track
7Mutual Accountability for Actions and Results2.954.78Not on Track
1Increasing country capacity for evidence based planning, impl. and M&E0.001.00Not on Track
2Fostering Peer Review and Mutual Accountability0.003.33Not on Track
3Conducting a Biennial Agriculture Review Process8.8610.00Not on Track