Rehabilitation of Awlad Mohamed canal project in Fayoum (Egypt)

Egypt: How the European Union support has helped raise public awareness ending a decades-long crisis in Fayoum

11 December 2019
The rehabilitation of Awlad Mohamed canal project in Fayoum (Egypt) is part of a large programme, the Joint Rural Development Programme (EU-JRDP), funded by the European Union under the European Neighbourhood Program for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD) for a grant of € 21.9 million. EU-…

Open call for interest Med Dialogue Fellows: Addressing the Ecological challenge in the Mediterranean

The regional EU-funded Programme Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality invites to apply to its 1st Med Dialogue Fellows regional bootcamp, aimed at young civil society leaders across 10 South Mediterranean countries including Syrian and Palestinian diasporas, to work around common regional advocacy…

SwitchMed free Training Programme for Green Entrepreneurs, Egypt

The SwitchMed Training Programme is looking for green entrepreneurs, either individuals or in a group, who can start-up and develop economic projects that will create ecological and social value. The goal of the training programme is to provide with knowledge and skills selected green…
The Gabal El-Zayt windfarm in Egypt is co-financed by the EU, which has granted 30 million euros in funding

The Egyptian winds, a clean energy source

15 August 2018
The European Union has provided a 30 million Euro grant to the Gabal El-Zayat wind farm, in Egypt, which costs a total of 340 million Euros. Several European donors, including the German Development Bank, have also contributed to this ambitious project on the shores of the Red Sea, with the aim of…

Extension deadline for the #EU4YOUth “Shoot & Share” Photo contest

The EU NEIGHBOURS SOUTH Project launched a photo contest between 05th and 23th April 2018 for young people between 18 and 35 years old from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia. Eight winners – one from each country – will win a smartphone. To take part in the…

#EU4YOUth “Shoot & Share” Photo contest

The EU NEIGHBOURS SOUTH Project launched a photo contest between 05th and 23th April 2018 for young people between 18 and 35 years old from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia. Eight winners – one from each country – will win a smartphone. To take part in the…
Egyptian facilitator Mohamed Abdel Mohsen ElMongy (L) speaks with Egyptian civil society actors at Sekem farm in Belbeis, Sharqia Governorate

Welcome to the world of Switchers!

11 January 2018
The SwitchMed programme, funded by the European Union, aims to expand the presence of green entrepreneurs in the Mediterranean region. More than twenty Egyptian eco-innovators participated in a workshop in the Cairo region to develop their projects.