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Institutional support to the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA) to improve planning capabilities for rehabilitation and protection of natural and cultural environmental resources and implementation of pilot-projects within the framework of Egypt’s NEAP activities. Phase II

Objectives: To strengthen Egyptian capacities to analyse, plan and implement adequate measures for the conservation and rehabilitation of natural, cultural and man-made environments.
To enhance current strategies and ways to protect and expand available natural resources base, with the aim to leading to higher productivity, reduced migration and improvement of the living conditions in rural areas.
To contribute to reinforce the role of EEAA, as the central co-ordinating and competent body, and its partners institutions for the protection and promotion of the environment.
Sectorial Topic (Note): Sustainable land use management, including water, soil and vegetation in affected areas
Actor(s)[Nation(Ministry, Agency)/Organization]: General Directorate for Cooperation for Development of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Italy); Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency; Governorate of Matrouh; Governorate of El Miniya; National Water Research Center; Supreme Council of Antiquities; UNDP
Contents: Siwa Environmental Amelioration Project (SEAP).
Wadi Rayan Protected Area (WRPA).
Decision Support System for Water Resources Planning based on Environmental Balance (DSS).
Institutional Support to SCA for Environmental Monitoring and Management of Cultural Heritage sites: applications to Fayoum oasis and North Saqqara Necropolis (ISSEMM).
A systemic approach to Solid Waste Management in Rural Governorates of Egypt – Pilot development of a comprehensive management scheme for El Minyia Governorate.
Capacity Building and Institutional Support to Nature Conservation Sector of the MSEA/EEAA.
Legal and Institutional Framework Project Gabal Elba Protected Area.
Means of Implementation: Amount of financing 7.021.232,00 euro.
Target year: 2005
Target Area/Place: Egypt
Expected Outcome(S): The expected results from the Program will be achieved by the different projects, which will pursue their individual targets. Those are detailed in each project document.
Relevance to the Plan of Implementation of WSSD: This project addresses several priority actions identified in the plan of implementation which are related to:

- capacity building,

- water resources management,

- environmental monitoring,

- institutional framework
Other Information:
(Contact): Dr. Felice Longobardi
Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Directorate General for Development Cooperation
Phone: +
Address: Via Contarini, 25 00194 Roma
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