Environment and Development for Human Well-Being

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The Center for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE) was established in1992 as an international inter-governmental Organization with diplomatic status.This was in response to the convention adopted by the Council of Arab Ministers Responsible  For the Environment (CAMRE) , in 1991 and upon the initiative of the Arab Republic of Egypt, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Arab fund for Economic and  Social Development (AFESD).

CEDARE hosted the advisory committee meeting of the “Healthy Ecosystem for Rangeland Development (HERD)” project

On 16th December 2019, CEDARE hosted the advisory committee meeting of the “Healthy Ecosystem for Rangeland Development (HERD)” project, which is implemented in Egypt and Jordan, by IUCN, CEDARE and DRC and funded by GEF.

H.E Dr. Nadia Makram Ebeid, CEDARE’s Executive Director in her opening speech emphasized the importance of the project for improving the living conditions of the local community and the contribution of the project to the SDGs. Read more…

Rural Resilience and Economic Empowerment

CEDARE’s Environmental Governance Programme, managed by Dr. Amr AbdelMeguid, is improving rural resilience and promoting economic empowerment through the “Sustainable Investment in Solid and Agricultural Wastes” project in Fayoum and Minya.  The project is funded by the EU-JRDP and the Italian Cooperation. It creates income generating activities and startups for rural women and men to improve their livelihoods.  The startups created are 30 startups for recycling of solid wastes, and are equally divided between males and females

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The Global Trade Matters Dialogue on Climate Neutrality – Vision 2050

CEDARE participated in the Global Trade Matters Dialogue on Climate Neutrality Meeting that was held on November 25th, 2019 at the Cairo Marriott Hotel.

Dr. Hossam Allam, Regional Director, Sustainable Growth Division – CEDARE, presented a speech during the International Cooperation Towards Climate Neutrality Session. The main focus of the speech was about the importance of changing the consumption patterns to be catalyst for sustainable products availability by the private sector.

Converting Solid Waste to Renewable Energy

CEDARE Signed an agreement with Green Royal Gas Company and B16 Urban Energy, a Norwegian Company for the implementation of a “Gasification Unit” in Fayoum. This is implemented within the “Sustainable Investment in Solid and Agricultural Wastes” project, which is implemented by CEDARE Environmental Governance Programme and funded by the EU- Joint Rural Development Program and the Italian Cooperation.

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World Entrepreneurs Investment Form (WEIF), Manama – Bahrain, 11-13 November 2019

CEDARE participated in the World Entrepreneurs Investment Form (WEIF), that was held during the period 11-13 November 2019 in Manama – Bahrain. The main theme of the forum was “Achieving the SDGs through Promoting Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Investing in the 4th Industrial Revolution in a Digital Economy”.

Dr. Hossam Allam, Regional Director, Sustainable Growth Division – CEDARE, presented a speech focusing on the importance of adopting wise consumption lifestyle and recycling all our waste to be a secondary resources.