Delegation of the European Union to the
UN and other international organisations in Geneva

Improved Water and Wastewater Programme (phase I)

30/04/2018 - 16:11
Multisector

Through this Programme , the EU and European Financing Institutions (KfW , EIB, and AFD) aim at Providing water to Additional 533 thousand inhabitants and improving water and wastewater services to three million inhabitants in Gharbia, Sharkia, Dameitta, and Beheira. The overall budget is €295 million, of which the EU contribution is €34 million in grants.

Project Movie Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K5gzW77wkE4

Background:

Since 2007, the European Union (EU) supported the water sector Through total grants of €425 million leveraging €2.1 billion blending with European Financial Institutes, the EU support targeted four main pillars:

  • Investment infrastructure,
  • Capacity Building for demand-oriented and cost covering water systems,
  • Supporting new policies and strategies,
  • Direct and Indirect support to the agriculture field,
  • Creating job opportunities and increasing households income
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