About MacroMENA

The empowerME Initiative’s MacroMENA promotes research and contributes to public policy formulation in the area of economic growth in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, with a focus on sustainability, inclusivity, and gender equality. We work closely with multiple teams across the Atlantic Council, and collaborate with various international organizations to shed light on the economies of the MENA region and propose targeted policy solutions amidst the highly volatile and fast-changing global economy.

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In some MENA countries, including Egypt and Sudan, the extensive depreciation of local currencies offset the expected benefits from the reduction in global wheat prices by the start of 2023.

Source: UNCTAD. (March 2023). A Trade Hope: The Impact of the Black Sea Grain Initiative.



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