National Drainage Technical Assistance


Project Summary

Approval Date 01 Feb 2016
Signature Date 25 May 2016
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2021
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Jun 2022
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Agriculture and Rural Development
DAC Sector Code 31140
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.

Beneficiaries

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

Funding
Middle Income Countries Fund
Extending
Government of Egypt
Implementing
Ministry of Water Ressources & Irrigation

Information

IATI identifier 46002-P-EG-AAC-025
Last Update 31 Oct 2019

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Contact Details

Name ELWAN Mohamed-Yasser Hamdy
Email y.elwan@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country Egypt