EIA has been firmly in place in Egypt since the late nineties. Institutional, administrative and regulatory details for EIA are comprehensive, and a range of sectoral EIA guidelines is available. The Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA) oversees the EIA system, but sectoral ministries and governing bodies are the competent administrative authorities for EIA. There are no formal provisions for SEA.
ECA, 2005, Review of the Application of Environmental Impact Assessment in Selected African Countries
Webpages | 19-07-2021
Annual report 2020 online!
Our Annual Report 2020 is now online! Scroll down the project highlights and facts & figures of the past year.
Webpages | 14-12-2020
New MoU Egypt - Dutch water sector
Following successful cooperation since 1970s, Egypt and the Netherlands recently signed a new MoU for an ambitious 4-year cooperation programme in the…
Webpages | 24-01-2020
Priorities for strengthening ESIA in the water sector - Egypt
Cairo - During a 3-day period, a diverse group of stakeholders in the ESIA process - ministerial deparments & academia - discussed the strengths and…
Webpages | 23-09-2019
Improving ESIA in the water sector – Egypt
The Egyptian government, specifically the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation wants to improve their ESIA practice in the water sector.
Webpages | 17-04-2019
High level Egypt - Netherlands Water Panel
The Hague - In the presence of Dutch Minister Ms Van Nieuwenhuizen (Infrastructure and Watermanagement) and the Egyptian Minister Dr. Mohamed Abdel Aty…
Webpages | 10-12-2018
Results COP’18 on Biodiversity: SEA for mainstreaming biodiversity in energy & mining sector.
One of the results of the recent Conference of parties on Biodiversity in Egypt is the adoption of Strategic Environmental Assessment as one of the…