With 90 million inhabitants, Egypt is the most populous country in North Africa and the Arab World. The population lives on less than 8% of the land, staying near the banks of the Nile River where the only arable land is found. About half of Egypt's residents live in urban areas, with most spread across the densely populated centers of greater Cairo, Alexandria, and other major cities in the Nile Delta. 40% of the people earn less than $2 per day, and the unemployment rate hovers around 26%.
Fair Trade Egypt
Fair Trade Egypt empowers local communities by offering disadvantaged Egyptian artisans marketing support and developmental services. Fair Trade Egypt promotes the application of Fair Trade principles as a culturally, socially, and environmentally responsible business ideals.
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