Sector Economic Development
Program/Project Title Robbiki Industrial Leather & Tanneries City (RLC) – Stage 1: General Effluent Treatment Plant (GETP – Step-1.a Capacity 4000 m3 /day)
Location Badr City
Duration 84 months
Start – End date 01.10.2011-31.12.2017
Budget EGP 63,014,300.00
Aid Channel Italian-Egyptian Debt Swap Programme – II Phase
Type of Support Grant
Applicant/Local Counterpart Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI)
Implementing Institution General Organization for Industrial and Mining Project (IMC)
Description The project, co-funded by IEDS–Phase II and the Ministry of Industry and Foreign Trade, intends to support Egyptian Government’s policies fostering a better environmental management, while addressing problems affecting urban areas. In line with the previous intervention funded under IEDS–Phase I, this initiative intends to support the completion of civil works and infrastructures in Robbiki industrial district, as well as provide Italian technical assistance (including specific training courses) and advanced technology. With specialization in leather tanning, Robbiki industrial district will use innovative production systems and eco-friendly modern technologies.
Expected Results The creation of the leather tanning district of Robbiki (near Badr City) represents the main component of the relocation of the tanneries located in Magr el Eion (Old Cairo).
Target Beneficiaries Tanneries located in Magr el Eion (Old Cairo)
Reference Contacts dsassistant@cairo.esteri.it