Egyptian Italian Environmental Cooperation Program – AID 5299

Total Funding: € 3.100.000
Place of Intervention: Egypt (Fayoum Governorate and Red Sea Governorate)
Description: The initiative aims to support the Egyptian Environmental Agency Affair of the Ministry of the Environment promoting community- based income generation mechanisms for the management of protected areas. The program supports eco-tourism activities to strengthen local communities living in and next to protected areas and at the same time supporting the conservation of the natural resources.
Implementing Partner: United Nations Development Program (UNDP)
Local Partner: Ministry of Environment
Duration: 5 years
SDGs: SDG 15, SDG 13, SDG 14

Development of 15th of May Zabaleen Recyclers Community – AID 04704

Total Funding:  EGP 16.953.297
Place of Intervention: Egypt (15 May, Governorate of Cairo)
Description: The project contributes to the development of the “Zabbaleen” community (i.e. those who collect and sort urban waste) in the May 15 district of the Cairo Governorate
Implementing Partner: Informal Settlements Development Funds (ISDF)
Local Partner: Ministry of International Cooperation
Duration: 12 months
SDGs: SDG 11

Inclusive Green Growth in Egypt - AID 012587

Total Funding: € 800.000
Place of Intervention: Egypt (Governorates of Luxor, Quena and Beni Suef)
Description: The project contributes to the efforts of the Egyptian government, and in particular the Ministry of Trade and Industry, to stimulate growth, productivity and job creation in Egypt in the green sector, and the Ministry of Environment to safeguard the environment through the upgrading of municipal and agricultural solid waste. The project implements concrete actions that will contribute to the development of a green economy in the country.
Implementing Partner: United Nations Industrial Development Program (UNIDO)
Local Partners: Ministry of Trade and Industry and Ministry of Environment
Duration: 24 months.
SDGs: SDG 7, SDG 8, SDG 9, SDG 13

Tackling Climate Change through Sustainable Livestock Management – AID 12778

Total Funding: € 4.000.000
Place of Intervention: Egypt (Governorate of Damietta and Kafr El-Sheikh)
Description: The project aims to reduce the contribution of the livestock system to climate change, strengthen the resilience of farms and respond to the emergence of antimicrobial resistance through the adoption of environmentally friendly livestock practices and mitigation measures for antimicrobial resistance (AMR). The action aims to increase energy production from animal waste through biogas production, reduce the intensity of greenhouse gas emissions through improved livestock productivity and promote interventions that reduce AMR.
Implementing Partner: FAO
Local Partners: Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation
Duration: 36 months
SDGS: SDG 1, SDG 2, SDG 3, SDG 7, SDG 13