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  • Signing the Implementation Contract for German International Cooperation on Upgrading Infrastructure – 18th July 2018

    Cairo, 18th July 2018, Building on the long-lasting successful Egyptian-German cooperation in Urban Development, the Ministry of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities (MHUUC) has agreed on the implementation of the Participatory Infrastructure Project (PIP). During the next 4 years, a total budget of 29.5 million EUR will be applied to upgrade infrastructure in a number […]

  • 9th Advisory Board on Climate Change in Cities

    On Tuesday 26th of December 2017, the PDP in cooperation with the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA) held the 9th Advisory Board on Climate Change in Cities (AB-CCC) at the Cairo House (the cultural and educational center of the EEAA). The meeting was attended by representatives from EEAA, PDP, different governmental bodies, ministries and local […]

  • PDP has implemented a dialogue workshop on the 29th of July, 2017 with the Urban Upgrading Units (UUUs)

    One of the goals of The Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP) is to improve the capacities of the local administration related to informal areas. Accordingly, PDP has implemented a dialogue workshop on the 29th of July, 2017 to enhance the communication and knowledge transfer between the Urban Upgrading Units (UUUs) in the three […]

  • Qalyubeya receives International Recognition for Urban Innovation

    The Qalyubeya Governorate, local partner of the Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP) has been awarded a Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation at this year’s conference of the same name. The awards ceremony was held in parallel to the conference in the Chinese City of Guangzhou from December 5-7, 2016. Qalyubeya has received […]

  • The Seventh Steering Committee Meeting

    The Seventh Steering Committee Meeting was held on September 21th, 2016 at the Informal Settlements Development Fund (ISDF)/ Ministry Of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities (MOHUUC); around 30 different stakeholders participated in the meeting including MOHUUC, ISDF, Ministry of International Cooperation (MOIC), Ministry of Education (MOE), Ministry of Health (MOH), Qalyubeya, Cairo and Giza Governorates, […]

On Wednesday March 23rd the PDP in cooperation with EEAA held the 6th Advisory Board on Climate Change in Cities (AB-CCC) in Cairo House (the cultural and educational center of the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency “EEAA”). The meeting was attended by representatives from government bodies, local authorities and academia as well as experts from GIZ […]

March 28, 2016 in Publications

Forecast notice Supplies: Notice title Contracting Authority Expected date of launching Supply of Vehicles Cairo Governorate June 2016     Services: Notice title Contracting Authority Expected date of launching Supply of Vehicles Cairo Governorate June 2016     Works: Notice title Contracting Authority Expected date of launching Supply of Vehicles Cairo Governorate June 2016   […]

Upgrading Informal Areas in Greater Cairo Governorates “For improved socio-economic conditions, increased service delivery and enhanced environmental protection in informal areas” On March 8th, 2016, the Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP) successfully held the Information Session of the Third Call for Proposals (3CFP) in Pyramisa Hotel, Giza. The session was attended by around […]

Upgrading Informal Areas in Greater Cairo Governorates : “For improved socio-economic conditions, increased service delivery and enhanced environmental protection in informal areas” The Participatory Development Programme (PDP) successfully launched its “Third Call for Proposals” (3CfP) on the 12th February 2016. The overall objective of the 3CfP was to enhance the living conditions of the poor urban […]

Training on ‘Concept Note writing’: Due to the great interest in our two-day training session, PDP scheduled one additional training round to interested applicants for the 6 & 7 March. Please register for the training round no. 5 here: http://egypt-urban.net/training-on-concept-note-writing-23-02-07-03-2016/

The fifth meeting of the Advisory Board on Climate Change in Cities (AB-CCC) took place on Thursday, January 21, 2016 and held in Cairo House (cultural, educational center of the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency “EEAA”). The meeting was organized by EEAA in cooperation with PDP and was attended by representatives from EEAA, PDP and different […]

On Tuesday, November 24, the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA) in cooperation with the Climate Change Component of the Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP) organized the 4th Advisory Board for Climate Change in Cities (AB-CCC) in order to discuss the potentials and limitations of developing an Early Warning System for extreme weather events. The […]

The overall objective of the 3CfP is to enhance the living conditions of the poor urban population living in five deprived informal areas through improved socio-economic conditions increased service delivery and enhanced environmental protection. The five target areas of the 3CfP are: El-Matareya (in Cairo Governorate), Boulaq El Dakrour (in Giza Governorate) and Qalyub, Shubra […]

Participatory Needs Assessment 2015  

The Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas, under the auspices of Ministry of Housing, Utilities and Urban Development (MoHUUD), held its 6th Steering Committee Meeting. Representatives from six other Ministries and the three Governorates of Cairo, Giza and Qalyubeya attended the meeting on Nov 19th 2015 . The EU Delegation was represented by Mr Stephane David, […]