The project's main objectives are to increase food security, improve productivity, and increase the income of small scale Algerian farmers by conceptualizing, directing, and disseminating business models that will allow for bio-innovation (mycorrhization) to be produced and adopted on a large scale in Algeria.
Democratic transformations in the Arab world have reignited debate around the need for more inclusive political systems where the rights of different ethnic and religious groups are a priority in the transition period.
Despite reforms, labour markets in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have been unable to absorb the growing number of job seekers. Women and educated youth are particularly vulnerable to high unemployment. However, data on entrepreneurship and the private enterprise sector in the region have been virtually non-existent.