Egypt - GET Ahead: Improving financial outcomes for workers in the cotton value chain through multi-sectoral partnerships, training and financing

Improving cotton farmers’ economic outcomes requires strong partnerships to ensure a synergetic response, low cost and high impact. Aware of this, the ILO ACCEL Africa project partnered with the ILO’s Women Entrepreneurship Development Programme (WED), the National Council for Women (NCW), the Cotton Research Institute (CRI) affiliated with the Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (MSMEDA) and financial institutions to implement the GET Ahead programme.