Participatory Strategic Planning for Balanced Spatial Development

What is this project about?

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UNDP2013

The project aims to improve the institutional capacity at the sub-national level in strategic planning, implementation and monitoring and evaluation. The project is expected to produce a national spatial development plan to guide the physical development of Egypt till the year 2050, two regional plans in accordance with the national plans and seven governorate plans in line with the regional plans. It is also expected to consolidate the participatory strategic planning capabilities of GOPP’s Regional Centers.

What have we accomplished so far?

  • A communication strategy was developed for the project to increase project outreach and communication with all stakeholders.
  • An engendered pilot GIS system was developed at the national, local and sub-local level at GOPP.
  • Strategic Regional Plans and Strategic Governorate Plans Guidelines were prepared and are being piloted in selected governorates in Northern Upper Egypt’s economic Region and the Suez Canal Economic Region.
  • A draft National Spatial Vision was prepared and is being updated and refined based on consultations with stakeholders.
  • A communication strategy was developed for the project to increase project outreach and communication with all stakeholders.
  • An engendered pilot GIS system was developed at the national, local and sub-local level at GOPP.
  • A draft National Spatial Vision was prepared and is being updated and refined based on consultations with stakeholders.
  • The National Spatial Development Plan has been finalized. It has been also updated and refined in the light of a series of meetings and outreach activities with stakeholders and decision makers, to better reflect development priorities and opportunities. Out of the Plan, ten priority areas were identified, for which development strategies will be then produced.
  • The Strategic Regional Plan and the Spatial Governorate Plan of the North Upper Egypt Economic Region were finalized.
  • The Strategic Regional Plan for Suez Canal Region and the Strategic Governorate Plan for three governorates in Suez Canal region were finalized.

Who finances this project?



The General Organization for Physical Planning (GOPP)

UNDP

Delivery in previous fiscal year

USD 682,268.00

Project Overview
Status:
Ongoing
Project start date:
2009
Estimated end date:
2014
Geographic coverage:
Egypt
Focus Area:
Democratic Governance
Project Officer:
Heba Wafa
Partner(s):
The General Organization for Physical Planning (GOPP) at the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development