Adaptation to Climate Change in the Nile Delta Through Integrated Coastal Zone Management

Project Summary

To integrate the management of SLR risks into the development of Egypt’s Low Elevation Coastal Zone (LECZ) in the Nile Delta.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
Special Climate Change Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation, Coastal Research Institute, The Egyptian Shore Protection Authority
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
12,838,060 USD
GEF Agency Fees
410,000 USD
Total Cost 16,938,060.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
16 Oct 2006
Preparation Grant Approved
09 Jul 2008
Concept Approved
31 Aug 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
04 Aug 2009
Project closed
31 May 2014