Egypt - Middle Income Countries - Informal Settlements Development Project

Project Summary

Approval Date 08 Nov 2016
Signature Date 12 Feb 2017
Planned Completion Date 29 Mar 2021
Last Disbursement Planned Date 29 Mar 2021
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Social
DAC Sector Code 11231
Commitment U.A 400,000
Status Implementation

Project General Description

The Informal Settlements Upgrade Technical Assistance Project is a support to the Informal Settlements Development Fund (ISDF) which focuses on conducting six studies in preparation for future informal settlement development projects in Cairo. The project includes two components. The first one is project preparation and technical studies. This component will support the Informal Settlements Development Fund (ISDF) to conduct specific studies using specialize consultancy firm. The studies would inform ISDF’s interventions in informal settlement development in Egypt. The second component is project management and monitoring. This component includes purchase of IT equipment and the recruitment of an account, procurement specialists, and a monitoring and evaluation officer. The project will be implemented over a period of two years.

Project Objectives

The principal objective of this project is to support the Informal Settlements Development Fund (ISDF) to carry out critical studies to address unsafe informal settlements and help the implementation of the recipient’s sustainable development strategy “Egypt Vision 2030”.


The main beneficiaries of the project are the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt, the Informal Settlements Development Fund (ISDF), informal entrepreneurs and the populations.

Participating Organization

Middle Income Countries Fund
Informal Settlements Development Fund (ISDF)


IATI identifier 46002-P-EG-I00-012
Last Update 06 Jul 2020


Contact Details

Name MOHAMEDAHMED Siham Abdel Rahman

Geographic Location

Country Egypt