Through CEDARE’s latest collaboration with Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Egypt, and the Egyptian ministry of environment, this report discusses how Egypt is in a better position now ‘than ever’, to move from planning to action regarding clean-air measures.
Air pollution in Egypt has for long been an alarming and a pressing challenge, but the enabling environment to move towards cleaner fuels and introduce alternative green technologies might not have been sufficient yet for such necessary clean-air transition. With the recent promising developments in Egypt today, it is possible to re-assess such readiness.
Therefore, this policy papers discusses different globally applied emission reduction policy packages, with a special focus on the Low-emission zones policy. It gives recommendations for the way forward, aiming to address the challenges faced in Egypt’s growing cities and rising rates of motorization.