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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, […]

The Lord Mayor of the City of Stuttgart and his six-member delegation met with the PDP and its partners in Ezbet el Nasr On Saturday, 1st of November His Excellency Fritz Kuhn, Lord Mayor of Stuttgart, together with his six-member delegation visited two of the PDP’s grants projects in Ezbet el Nasr, one of the […]

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 […]

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 […]

September 30, 2014 in 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Improving Services in Informal Areas, Enhancing Employability and Promoting Income Generation | Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP) successfully held a Signing Ceremony for contracting 17 Grant Beneficiaries in the Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah Hotel on 7th of July 2014…