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Detail of GEF Project #395

GEF Project ID395
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameLake Manzala Engineered Wetlands
Focal AreaInternational Waters
Operational Program8; 9
Approval Date1992-12-01
GEF Agency Approval Date1997-06-19
Project Completion Date2007-07-31
Project StatusProject Completion
Executing AgencyEgyptian Environmental Affairs Agency
DescriptionPoor quality of Nile waters threatens health and livelihood of millions in Egypt while polluting the Mediterranean. Project traps sediments and pollutants from municipal, industrial and agricultural sources, demonstrating efficacy of this affordable, relatively simple, and efficient technology.
Implementation Status-Construction has been completed and operation of the facility was inaugurated in March 2004 in the presence of HE Minister of State for Environmental Affairs, Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation and UNDP Resident Representative. -Ministries of Wa
PRIF Amount
760,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,500,000 USD
GEF Grant
5,260,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
6,630,000 USD
Project Cost
11,890,000 USD
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