Second National Steering Committee Meeting, ReWater Egypt, CEDARE, Cairo, December 18, 2019

Egypt’s 2nd National Steering Committee (NSC) meeting was held in Cairo’s Center for Environment and Development for The Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE) which brought members together to share achievements, challenges, and guide future strategies on the 18th of December, 2019.

At the beginning of the meeting, Dr. Khaled AbuZeid CEDARE’s regional water resources director inaugurated the meeting by welcoming the National Steering Committee members. The head of IWMI MENA’s office in Cairo Dr. Amgad ElMahdi the International Water Management Institute’s (IWMI) head of MENA region also welcomed the members and thanked them for attending the meeting and for their contribution to the project.

Dr. Gihan Bayoumi the regional ReWater MENA project manager from IWMI, presented a brief introduction on the project including the project outputs and expected outcomes.

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CEDARE Launching First National Learning Alliance, ReWater Egypt, Cairo, May 20, 2019

The ReWater MENA project launched its first national learning alliance (NLA) in Egypt on May 20, 2019. CEDARE organized the NLA – in cooperation with the project as well as the International Center for Agricultural Research (ICARDA). CEDARE and ICARDA are leading the implementation of project activities in Egypt. Lisode, the project partner responsible for stakeholder engagement, facilitated brainstorming and discussions during the launch event.

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First National Steering Committee Meeting, ReWater Egypt, CEDARE, Cairo, March 14, 2019

On March 14, 2019, the ReWater Mena project held Egypt’s First National Steering Committee Meeting, which brought together representatives from the uptake partners (Ministries of Agriculture, Environment and Housing); project partners leading implementation of project activities in Egypt at the local and national levels – the International Centre for Agriculture in the Dry areas (ICARDA) and Centre for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE); and representatives from the Arab Water Council (AWC) and International Water Management Institute (IWMI), which leads the project. Read more…

IWMI launches ReWater MENA at Cairo Water Week, Cairo, October 17, 2018

To promote the safe reuse of treated wastewater in the Middle East and North Africa, the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and its partners have launched ReWater MENA, a 4-year regional project with specific activities in Egypt, Jordan and Lebanon. Drawing on experience with existing water reuse strategies in the region, the project will identify promising innovations and validated models to address management bottlenecks that constrain water reuse. Read more…

CEDARE signs project agreement with African Water Facility for a “MDGs Monitoring and Evaluation for Water in North Africa (MEWINA)” (AFDB-AWF-CEDARE), Duration (2011-2012)

CEDARE signs project agreement with African Water FacilityH.E. Dr. Nadia Makram Ebeid, Executive Director, CEDARE (Centre for Environment & Development for the Arab Region & Europe) singed on January 4th, 2011 a MEWINA project agreement with the African Water Facility at the African Development Bank office in Egypt, for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Monitoring & Evaluation Program for the Water in North Africa.  

The project will be regionally coordinated by CEDARE in its capacity as the North African Technical Secretariat of the African Ministerial Council on Water (N-AMCOW).  Phase I of the project which will last for 18 months is expected to harmonize and strengthen the Monitoring & Evaluation capacity in the 6 participating countries of North Africa (Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, & Tunisia), and enhance national, sub-regional and regional cooperation in exchanging knowledge and information regarding improved water resources management and reliable and effective water services.  The expected direct results of implementing the project activities are:

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Support to the European Union Water Initiative Mediterranean Component (MED EUWI), Duration (2011-2012)

EUWIThe Project will give technical support to the MED EUWI Secretariat in the implementation of activities in the framework of the Mediterranean Component of the EU Water Initiative. This is one of the components of the EU Water Initiative launched in 2002. The overall objective of the project is to promote the adoption of IWRM governance principles through their use for the definition and implementation of water management policies and measures, at both national and regional levels. This will be achieved through the implementation of national policy dialogues, support for the Joint Process WFD-MED EUWI and support to the Strategy for Water in the Mediterranean. In this context, the MED EUWI Secretariat will take the lead in planning and establishing the relevant activities with the support of the project and the Project will deliver technical expertise and implement studies and dialogue processes.