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Sector: Rural Development
EU Contribution: € 4,705,000.00 (100% of total).
Start date: 20/10/2014
End date of implementation phase: 20/10/2017
Project approach: 4.7 Million Euros
Location: Marsa Matrouh Governorates
Partners: United Nations Development Programme and Executive Secretariat for Mine Clearance and the Development of the North West Coast (Ministry of International Cooperation)
Beneficiaries: Population of Marsa Matrouh Governorate
Description: This project addresses the negative humanitarian and socio-economic impact of widespread contamination – actual and perceived – caused by land mines and Unexploded Ordinances. The second phase intends to further strengthen the capacities of the national stakeholders to address Mine Action in Egypt through the provision of relevant tools and mechanisms, to reintegrate mine victims into the economy as productive community members and support the continuation of mine clearance operations in line with the national Development Plan of the North West Coast.