Egypt - National Drainage Technical Assistance

Project Summary

Approval Date 01 Feb 2016
Signature Date 25 May 2016
Planned Completion Date 30 Jun 2024
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Jun 2024
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Agriculture and Rural Development
DAC Sector Code 31140
Environmental Category 3
Commitment U.A 400,000
Status Implementation

Project General Description

The present project supports the overall National Drainage Program (NDPIII) through conducting technical studies to strengthen the capacity for operation and maintenance, of the Egyptian Public Authority for Drainage Projects (EPAD). The project interventions are organized around four main points, namely: i) technical studies to improve drainage water quality; (ii) implementation of the Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF) recommendations; (iii) training for EPADP Staff and Water User Associations (WUAs) on various topics incluing gender mainstreaming; and (iv) capacity development for EPADP in terms of procurement and administration.

Project Objectives

The principal objective of this project is to increase agricultural productivity and incomes of households in the project area. The specific objectives are to provide complementary technical assistance to the National Development Plan and capacity development for Egyptian Public Authority for Drainage Projects (EPAD) by conducting technical studies, training and capacity building to strengthen EPADP.


The main beneficiaries of the project are the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt, the Egyptian Public Authority for Drainage Projects (EPAD) and the populations.

Participating Organization

Government of Egypt
Middle Income Countries Fund
Ministry of Water Resources & Irrigation


IATI identifier 46002-P-EG-AAC-025
Last Update 21 Mar 2023


Contact Details

Name Mohamed-Yasser Hamdy ELWAN

Geographic Location

Country Egypt
Coordinates Location Name
30.5 33.7 North Sinai