Our Stories

  • Cleaner is Better

    The “black cloud” is the vernacular term that Egyptians have coined to refer to a recurring problem of air pollution. One significant contributor to air pollution in Egypt is the charcoal industry.

  • Egypt on the road to lower emissions with the Sustainable Transport Project

    It can be hard to slow down in Egypt these days. The country’s population is skyrocketing—reaching 90 million this December, with some 9 million in Cairo alone. With the jump in people has come a jump in automobiles—there are some 2.5 million cars speeding along Cairo’s streets, a number that is increasing every day.

  • Egyptian Women Find a Creative Solution to the Challenging Energy Problem

    Finding cost-effective, renewable and sustainable alternative energy sources, beside the main available resources in Egypt; oil, natural gas and hydropower― has always been deemed as a failure and unmaintainable.

  • Preserving Egypt's protected areas starts with you

    At 7:30 am on Saturday morning, people started to gather at three different locations in Cairo, determined to do one thing: take action and preserve Wadi Degla protected area.

  • Save energy…Save money

    If you know there is a solution to save energy and save money, would you do it? The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is addressing the energy sector challenges to support the development process.

  • The Value of Cultural Heritage

    Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Dahshour area hosts majestic Pyramids that have stood high in sharp contrast against the clear blue Dahshour skies from times immemorial.