Egypt - Water Recycling in Agriculture Project - Gabel el Asfer Stage III (MIC TAF)


Project Summary

Approval Date 06 Dec 2021
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
Commitment U.A 130,000
Status Approved

Project General Description

The Government of Egypt (GOE) has an ongoing investment programme aimed at addressing the national issues of public health and environmental protection, including the protection of the country’s finite water resources. Egypt’s "Sustainable Development Strategy; Egypt’s Vision 2030" (SDS2030) was announced as a national plan in March 2015. It stipulates “Water pollution” as a main issue causing shortage of water resources and “Reuse of treated wastewater for irrigation and industrial water according to modern specifications” as a main priority for securement of water resources.

Project Objectives

Wastewater and industrial discharge are pointed out as causes of water pollution of public water bodies. The strategy promotes the treatment of wastewater to comply with water quality discharge standards in order to conserve water resources.

Participating Organization

Funding
Middle Income Countries Fund
Implementing
CONSTRUCTION AUTHORITY FOR WATER AND WASTEWATER (CAPW)

Information

IATI identifier 46002-P-EG-AAC-028
Last Update 16 May 2022

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Contact Details

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

Geographic Location

Country Egypt