Egypt on the road to lower emissions with the Sustainable Transport ProjectIt 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.
Preserving Egypt's protected areas starts with youLocated a few minutes away from Cairo, Wadi Degla is one of the 30 protected areas in Egypt. With a total area of 60 km², the imposing valley of Degla is known as the gateway for Eastern desert, having a multitude of different fossils and unique geological formations dating back 50 million years.
Save EnergyIf 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. To promote energy efficiency measures in the electricity sector, UNDP in partnership with the Ministry of Electricity is implementing the Energy Efficiency of Lighting and other Building Appliances project.