Policy Brief Towards a More Sustainable Energy Economy

Sub thematic area Energy
Country Egypt
Type Discussion Paper
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The energy sector plays an important role in achieving the economic and social development in Egypt through supplying the energy resources mix needed for different sectors and contributing about 15% of the country’s FDI. However, given recent trends in supply and demand, the Egyptian energy sector will be facing crucial challenges for securing the energy supplies requested for achieving the development programs. As a result, there is a need for the design and implementation of an aggressive energy policy reform. This policy brief, provides an overview of the challenges faced and offers strategic recommendations for policy makers.

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