Lake Manzala Engineered Wetlands

Project Summary

Poor 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.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
395
Project Type
Full-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Egypt
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency
GEF Period:
Pilot Phase
Approval Fiscal Year:
1993

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,500,000 USD
Co-financing Total
6,630,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
0 USD
Total Cost 11,130,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Concept Approved
01 Dec 1992
Project Approved for Implementation
Project closed
30 Jun 2001