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Open this folder and view contentsChapter I: Status of food, agriculture, and nutrition in Egypt
Open this folder and view contentsChapter II Research and development resources in food, Agriculture, and nutrition
Open this folder and view contentsChapter III The national research centre and the more and better food program
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Abbreviations and terms

ARC

Agricultural Research Centre (MOA)

Ardab

A measure of capacity, equal to roughly 5.62 bushels (also spelled ardeb)

ASRT

Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (Egypt)

FED OR F

Feddan - 1.038 acres

FY

Fiscal Year

GNP

Gross National Product

KT

Kirat - 1/24 feddan

L

Liter

LE

Egyptian Pound (1LE - 0.83 $US, official exchange rate)

MBF

More and Better Food

MOA

Ministry of Agriculture (Egypt)

MOH

Ministry of Health (Egypt)

NIDOC

National Information and Documentation Centre (ASRT)

NIS

National Institute of Standards (ASRT)

NRC

National Research Centre (Egypt)

ORDEV

Organization for Reconstruction and Development of the Egyptian Village

PT

Piaster - 1/100 LE

SIC

Scientific Instrumentation Centre (ASRT)

STRD

Science and Technology in Rural Development Program

T

Ton

UNICEF

United Nations Children's Fund

USAID

U.S. Agency for International Development

$

U.S. Dollar