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Amr joined the CCRI in January 2019.
Amr previously worked in microfinance in Egypt and India, where he was involved in designing and evaluating rural finance projects, and worked with a range of stakeholders, including farmers and rural households, government representatives/ministry officials, as well as central bank of Egypt and financial institutions.
His research topics include: External finance and rural enterprises, rural innovation, short food supply chain innovation, rural enterprise hubs, and natural capital.
Amr Khafagy’s recent activity
Amr Khafagy has recently had an article published on the ‘Alternative Policy Solutions’ website entitled ‘Beyond Microfinance: How Can Finance Support Social and Economic Development in Egypt?’
CCRI’s researchers Bryonny Goodwin-Hawkins and Amr Khafagy will be convening a NICRE-themed special session at the Regional Studies Association’s ‘Regions in Recovery’ online conference in June.
We are pleased to recognise promotions to existing colleagues and welcome new ones to the team.
Amr Khafagy has had a short commentary article published on the ‘Alternative Policy Solutions’ website.
Research assistant Amr Khafagy has just had an article published on ‘OpenDemocracy’ discussing the latest IMF loan to Egypt and the socioeconomic consequences of the recent economic reforms
This week the European Parliament’s Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development published a report investigating the EU farming employment sector. The CCRI was part of the consortium, which was led by OIR.