Delegation of the European Union
to the United Nations - New York

 

Egyptian Pollution Abatement Prgramme (EPAP) III

24/08/2016 - 14:41
Environment and Climate Action

The main objective of EPAP III is to set a framework for encouraging cleaner production uptake in Egypt by promoting technologies achieving significant pollution abatement in the industry.

Sector: Industrial pollution abatement

EU Contribution: € 10,000,000.00 (5,43% of total).

Description: The main objective of EPAP III is to set a framework for encouraging cleaner production uptake in Egypt by promoting technologies achieving significant pollution abatement in the industry, i.e. control, reduce or prevent anthropogenic emissions, including the greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). It will also improve the living and workplace conditions. The project will also strengthen the enforcement capacity of the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency making it more efficient and help the banks to become more pro-active in the financing of environmental projects thanks to capacity building in order to insure the sustainability of the project.

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