The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ) in collaboration with various stakeholders will develop an Integrated Community-Based Solid Waste Management System in Two Selected Areas in Khosoos and Khanka cities in Qalyubeya Governorate in the Greater Cairo Region. The project will be executed through the Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP), an Egyptian-German development program […]
The final report “Improving the Informal Areas of Greater Cairo. The Cases of Ezzbet Al Nasr and Dayer el Nahia” by TU Berlin’s fifth Postgraduate International Course in Urban Management has now been released. Please find the report under the category Publications.
As an outcome of the visit of TU Berlin’s Postgraduate International Course in Urban Management to Cairo and their research assignment on strategies for improving informal areas in Greater Cairo, the final report “Improving Informal Areas in Greater Cairo” has now been released. The study which was supported by the Participatory Development Programme in Urban […]
The Studienkreis für Tourismus und Entwicklung e.V. publishes the SympathieMagazin which is a special type of travel guide containing short articles on complex topics offering the reader new perspectives on different countries, foreign cultures and religions. The PDP contributed to the SymapthieMagazin on Egypt “Ägypten verstehen” with an article on trust building through participation. The […]
The Arab-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry e. V. (Ghorfa) has published an article on PDP’s activities in Manshiet Nasser in the 2010 Arab-German Yearbook. In the article called “Improving the Living Conditions of the Poor in Manshiet Nasser” the three authors Mandana Bahrinipour, Andreas Holtkotte (both KfW Entwicklungsbank) and Bernd Bauerfeld (Dorsch Gruppe) give a […]
PDP’s new publication on “Participatory Upgrading of Informal Areas: A Decision-makers’ Guide for Action” presents the model of participatory upgrading and how to apply it. It aims to simplify the complex issue of participatory upgrading drawing on Egypt’s experience. Please check the category Publications to read more and download the new publication.
This book on “Participatory Upgrading of Informal Areas: A Decision-makers’ Guide for Action” presents the model of participatory upgrading and how to apply it. It aims to simplify the complex issue of participatory upgrading drawing on Egypt’s experience. The guidelines mainly target decisions-makers involved in upgrading informal areas, and more widely in local development. Among […]
Students design strategies for upgrading of informal areas in Greater Cairo “What are the needs of the residents of Ezbet el-Nasr? What are the most pressing problems facing the community and how could they be addressed?” These are questions the Governor of Cairo has to ask himself when searching for an adequate intervention strategy for […]
The NGO Integrated Care Society (ICS) won the Sharka Award for volunteer work for their upgrading projects in two informal areas in the Governorate of Helwan. The brochure “Participatory Upgrading of Informal Areas in Helwan” presents these upgrading projects that have been realized in the informal areas Ezbet and Arab El-Walda, located in the Governorate […]
The movie, first published on the website http://www.germany-wuf.de/ which is launched by the German Government in the context of the World Urban Forum 5 , presents in brief the objective, appraoch and impact of the Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas. [flv:/wp-content/uploads/video/WUF5.flv 480 280]