The Egyptian Food Bank participates in the 12th annual Forum for Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development

Eh Hussein

The Egyptian Food Bank participated in the activities of the twelfth annual forum For social responsibility and sustainable development in Egypt in Luxor Governorate, under the auspices of the Ministry of Social Solidarity, within the framework of the directives of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and the serious steps of the government to bring about balanced development in all regions of Egypt at all economic, social and environmental levels, under the title “Institutional development and capacity building as the main driver to ensure sustainability.” “. The participation of the Food Bank comes with the aim of supporting the state’s efforts to provide a decent life for the Egyptian citizen in all regions of Egypt, and working to create effective partnerships that provide the necessary funding to expedite the localization of sustainable development goals and create a competitive advantage for the Egyptian governorates to make the Egyptian economy more flexible and productive.

The Egyptian Food Bank participates through two main sessions, the first session was under the title “The Role of Effective Companies in Increasing the Development Impact of National Initiatives”, where Mohsen Sarhan highlighted, The CEO of the Egyptian Food Bank highlighted during the session the partnership between the Ministry of Social Solidarity, the Food Bank and EFPRI to implement the first study to measure the impact on the monthly feeding program of the Egyptian Food Bank, in implementation of the bank’s strategy, which aims to make an impact in the lives of those deserving by providing healthy food in accordance with the standards of Scientific according to the needs of each of the eligible categories. In the presence of a number of experts, including Mr. Ahmed Mansour, Secretary-General of the National Postal Authority of Egypt, and Dr. Walaa Gad El-Karim, Director of the Central Unit for a Decent Life at the Ministry of Local Development.

Mr. Mohsen Sarhan also discussed the “Food Safe Village from Hunger” project, which was launched by the Food Bank with the aim of feeding children healthy and sound nutrition at the level of the Republic, and developing agriculture in the villages to be able to provide food needs, and support the disadvantaged groups To ensure their health and their future, he appealed to the private sector to volunteer by presenting their expertise and technical competence.

Mohsen Sarhan is also participating in the second day of Forum activities in a session entitled “Civil Society Talks to the World” to shed light on the strategy of the Food Bank, the achievements it has achieved during the recent period and its relationship to community development and the development of sustainability in accordance with the vision of Egypt 20220310.

Mohsen Sarhan, CEO of the Egyptian Food Bank, said that the participation of the Egyptian Food Bank comes in light of the Egyptian state’s keenness to involve the concerned parties. to achieve sustainability It is also an opportunity to discuss the important tracks that work to bridge the financing gaps for projects Development and equitable distribution of financing opportunities in a manner commensurate with the available opportunities and their developmental impact through a review of development projects in the governorates, within the presidential initiative “A Dignified Life.”

Sarhan added that his participation in the forum shed light on the activities that the Bank has implemented during the past two years, during which civil society organizations have proven their ability to support governments in playing their role in times of crises, explaining that after the pandemic, it has become necessary to look at Development activities and programs with a broader and more comprehensive perspective that raise the quality of human life and leave a real impact on society, and achieve sustainable development priorities on a large scale by attracting development actors, from government, parliamentary and academic circles, private sector companies, international and regional governmental bodies, civil society organizations and youth.