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-…
The European Union and the World Food Programme (WFP)

A biscuit-flavored school

17 May 2019
Since the partnership agreement was signed in July 2014 between the European Union and the World Food Programme (WFP) to implement the project ‘Enhancing Access of Children to Education and Fighting Child Labour’, a number of the most vulnerable governorates in Egypt have received 60 million euros…
"She Codes"  an EU-funded project in Libya

She Codes: The European Union empowers Libyan Women through technology and entrepreneurship

11 February 2019
"She Codes" aims at training Libyan women on computer programming and coding, providing them with the necessary skills which will empower and help them to become independent. The project helps Libyan women to better access the job market, which will ultimately contribute to the overall development…

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…

11th Call for Proposals for Eco-tourism in the Governorate of Fayoum, Egypt

The global objective of this Call is to contribute “to improve rural livelihoods by promoting income- generating activities and making best use of local resources”. The specific objective of this Call is to contribute to the ach ievement of the EU-JRDP expected result 6: “Ecotourism sector,…

Open Calls for Proposals Announced by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund

The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund has launhced a series of calls for proposals including two for the Mediterranean Basin region. The calls focus on promoting maintenance of traditional land use practices, and preserving biodiversity including in coastal zones. The Critical Ecosystem…

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.