Using ICT for Comprehensive Community Development

The peoject aims to strengthen the impacts of the comprehensive development on citizens’ lives using ICTs. The project supports the national plan through achieving two main outcomes:

1)      Local economic development in Egypt is strengthened.

2)      Active Citizenship and social communities are empowered.

ICT4CCD adapts four main objectives to foster the comprehensive development process in Egypt:

I - Enhance the growth of SMEs & social Entrepreneurs and build the capacities of youth: to support the creation of a healthy competitive business environment for micro, small and medium enterprises (M/SME), encourage social entrepreneurships, and increase jobs and incomes using ICT solutions.

II- Provide Integrated health, education, and community development and environment services to urban and rural communities: to build a knowledge society for the prosperity and well-being of Egyptian citizens using ICTs.

III- Create private sector employment opportunities for youth: to foster Income Generation through increasing self-employment and private sector’s employability opportunities for youth.

IV- Build Partnerships for Best Practices: to establish partnerships with the private sector, fostering existing partnerships with developmental institutions, and promoting South-South cooperation, with a special focus on collaboration with African nations as well as Middle East countries.



Project start date:

September 2010

Estimated end date:

December 2021

Focus area:

  • eradicate poverty in all its forms and dimensions
  • Project office:

    UNDP in Egypt

    Implementing partner:

    Ministry Of Communication & In

    Full project information  

    Funding Support by

    Donor name

  • Egy-ministry Of Communication
  • Egypt Ict Trust Fund
  • Information Technology Industry Development Agency
  • Amount contributed


    Delivery in previous fiscal year

    2020 $82,469

    2019 $2,487,429

    2018 $1,955,244

    2017 $1,246,953

    2016 $1,253,605

    2015 $1,335,170

    2014 $1,608,568

    2013 $583,141

    2012 $778,073

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