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Sector: Urban development and management
EU Contribution: € 40,000,000.00 (87% of total).
Upgrading Informal Areas in the Greater Cairo Region
Start date 28/08/2012
End date of implementation phase 16/11/2018
Project approach: 40 Million Euros
Location: Giza, Cairo and Qalyubeya Governorates
Partners: GIZ and Ministry of Housing, Utilities and Urban Development
Beneficiaries: Population living in Nine informal areas of Cairo, Giza and Qalyubeya Governorates
Description: The project aims at improving the living conditions of the poor urban population living in nine informal areas of the Greater Cairo Region (GCR).
This is achieved by offering better quality services through both public administration and civil society organisations, and by improving small physical and social infrastructures.
In addition, the capacities of the local authorities and civil society organisations to participate in the discussion, design and implementation of interventions related to urban development is reinforced so that social, environmental, and sustainable economic development is taken into account.