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  • Climate Change in Cities

    The Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP) and the  2nd Arab Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction September 2014 could be named as the month of Climate Change Awareness. Besides the UN Climate Change Summit that took place in New York on 23rd of September other regional conferences were conducted to emphasize on the urgent need […]

  • PDP Conducts Community Mapping in Cairo’s Ain Shams Area

    The Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP) successfully held a workshop on community mapping in Cairo’s Ain Shams area on 25th and 31st of March 2014. While the first day addressed mainly young people the second day was directed at local residents of all ages. A special focus was given to youth and women.

  • Celebrating World Environment Day in Khosoos

      An environmental awareness campaign was organised in Khosoos last week to mark World Environment Day. Awareness activities, such as cleaning the streets around the schools, planting trees, and painting school walls took place. At the end of the day there was an awareness session for all the community members about World Environment Day.   […]

  • Ezbet El-Nasr Youth Network mark their area

    The Ezbet El-Nasr Youth Network worked closely with the District authority to design and produce traffic signs to mark their community with the name the community identifies itself with.   In a community ceremony, the traffic signs were inaugurated as a first step in a new future, marking the area as “Ezbet El-Nasr”. To outsiders […]

October 12, 2014 in Publications

For more information on the Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP), please download the PDP fact sheet available in English and Arabic. Download: PDP Fact Sheet in English and Arabic

On September 30th 2014, the Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP) successfully conducted its first workshop on Corporate Social Responsibility in the Fairmont Hotel in Cairo. The purpose of the full day event was to identify possibilities for the private sector to involve in the improvement of informal areas in the Greater Cairo Region […]

The Contracting Authority is pleased to inform potential Applicants that all “Questions & Answers” (FAQ) during the Concept Notes phase have been uploaded on our website: http://egypt-urban.net/secondcall/faq/ Due to the large number of enquiries the Contracting Authority decided at short notice to provide a partially translated Arabic version of the Guidelines for Grant Applicants: نسخة مترجمة […]

September 28, 2014 in Featured, NEWS

The Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP) and the  2nd Arab Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction September 2014 could be named as the month of Climate Change Awareness. Besides the UN Climate Change Summit that took place in New York on 23rd of September other regional conferences were conducted to emphasize on the urgent need […]

According to section 2.2.2. in the Guidelines for Grant Applicant, Concept Notes should be sent to GIZ, Participatory Development Programme, 12 El Saleh Ayoub Str., 5th floor, 11211 Zamalek, Cairo. “Concept Notes must not be sent by any other means (e.g. by fax or by e-mail) or delivered to other addresses – or they will […]

The Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP) is holding the second information workshop on September 15th at the Conrad Hotel from 9:00 am to 05:00 pm. This workshop supports the recent launch of the Second Call for Proposals focused on education, solid waste management, recreation and youth, transportation, environment and climate change. In this […]

Supplementing the Second Call for Proposals (launched 22nd August) the Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP) is currently holding formal “Trainings for Concept Note Writing”. Four training sessions have been scheduled. Trainees who already participated in the first training session (3rd – 4th September) considered the provided information to be very helpful. NOTE: The […]

The Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP) is holding two information workshops on September 9th and September 15th to support the recent launch of the Second Call for Proposals. The Second Call for Proposals focuses on six thematic areas: health, education, solid waste management, recreation and youth, transportation, environment and climate change. In these workshops, PDP […]

Cairo, 26th of August 2014, Today the Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP) successfully launched together with the European Union (EU) Delegation to Egypt the Second Call for Proposals for projects to improve informal areas in Cairo (Ain Shams and Ezbet el Nasr) and Giza (El Warraq and Masaken Geziret al Dahab) Governorates in […]

Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency Established its First National Platform for Discussing Adaptation Strategies and Actions Egypt is in need of adapting to climate change. The literal “hotspots” of climate change are to be found in cities where a large portion of the country’s population resides. They live unprepared for increasing heat stress, shortages in food […]