Niveen Wahish's Articles

More than 20 desalination plants are being planned, writes Niveen Wahish

After months of preparations and meetings, Climate Champion Mahmoud Mohieldin is heading to COP27 with a full plate.

Experts at a Cairo seminar this week concurred that climate action must be mindful of poverty reduction and development

Businessmen are hoping for quick relief to overcome the country’s economic challenges, report Niveen Wahish and Sherine Abdel-Razek

Egyptians are pulling all the stops to make sure their income, which has lost almost a quarter of its value, goes a long way.

Al-Ahram Weekly looks at the significance of Egypt joining the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.

Hiroshi Matano, executive vice president of the World Bank’s Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, speaks about the agency’s role in Egypt and its support for climate change mitigation and adaptation

Egypt’s wheat stocks are being replenished but at a price.

Decades of attempts to reform the education system have shown that good intentions are not enough.

Al-Ahram Weekly interviews UN Climate Change High Level Champion for Egypt Mahmoud Mohieldin about efforts to ensure climate financing pledges pay more than lip service

The government intends to pursue its policy of selling stakes in state-owned companies, reports Niveen Wahish

Al-Ahram Weekly reviews ongoing efforts to shore up the Egyptian economy amid global crises.

The market awaits the implementation of some very bold government promises.

Caught between the impact of the seemingly endless war in Ukraine and the US Federal Reserve’s tightening of monetary policy, the Egyptian economy is in desperate need of lifelines.

The government is diversifying international suppliers and providing additional incentives to local farmers in efforts to manage rising wheat prices in the wake of the conflict in Ukraine.

With one crisis after another hitting the global economy, policymakers must approach economic development differently, according to experts at a recent conference.

Ramadan is around the corner, and for the third year running the holy month will play out against an exceptional backdrop.

You can be forgiven if you felt that Monday was like a rerun of November 2016. Then, the government announced the launch of a raft of economic reforms and the pound lost half its value overnight. This time round, the Egyptian pound has again slid in the face of government announcements, depreciating by 16 per cent in one day.

Egypt’s fintech ecosystem received a major boost this week with the launch of new funding arrangements, reports Niveen Wahish

Egypt’s increased investment in digitisation is enabling the wider outreach of financial services.

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