EFTCA’s Background

Background
Since the dawn of history, Egyptian civilization has spread constantly in the African continent. Egypt played the role of the linking chain between the African cultures and the Arab, Asian and European cultures. Africa is and will always remain a priority on the agenda of the Egyptian foreign policy.

The Egyptian Fund for Technical Cooperation with Africa (EFTCA) was established within the framework of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs by virtue of the Presidential decree no. 620 on December 16th, 1980 modified by the presidential decree no. 49 on January 21st. 1988 to provide technical cooperation to the African countries with a view to developing their human resources.

Hence the importance of the Egyptian Fund for Technical Cooperation with Africa lies in the fact that it is the principal tool for consolidating and supporting Egyptian-African cooperation taking into consideration the priorities and special needs of the African countries. The role of […] Continue Reading…

What, or Who is EFTCA?

The Egyptian Fund for Technical Cooperation with Africa (Arabic: الصندوق المصري للتعاون الفني مع أفريقيا‎) commonly known by the acronym “EFTCA” is the Egyptian governmental instrument that coordinates official development assistance and development cooperation programs with African countries.
From the Minister and Chairman:

The location of any state on the map of the world is but a part of its identity and history, thus inevitably affecting its origin, growth, development, cultural, economic and political concepts. The existence of Egypt in Africa is not an exception from this rule, but it truly reflects the saying of the renowned Egyptian Scholar Dr. Gamal Hamdan about the “ingenuity of site and time”.

Since the dawn of history, Egyptian civilization has spread constantly in the African continent. Egypt played the role of the linking chain between the African cultures and the Arab, Asian and European cultures. Africa is and will always remain a priority on the […] Continue Reading…

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