Sustainable Transport

Project Summary

The objective of the project is to reduce the growth of the energy consumption and the related greenhouse gas emissions of the transport sector in Egypt, while simultaneously mitigating the local environmental and other problems of increasing traffic such as deteriorated urban air quality and congestion.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA)
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
275,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
6,900,000 USD
Co-financing Total
37,100,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
645,750 USD
Total Cost 44,275,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
08 Apr 2005
Preparation Grant Approved
24 May 2005
Concept Approved
02 Aug 2006
Project Approved for Implementation
15 Jul 2008
Project closed
29 Nov 2013