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9. Available and foreseen sources of funding to be developed Local authority's own resources: International Financial Institutions 67 : National Funds and Programs EU Funds & Programs and other external funds - The World Bank (WB), - United Nations Development Program (UNDP), - European Commission (EC), - European Investment Banks (EIB), - European Bank for Reconstruction Development a (EBRD), - French Development Agency (AFD), - United States Agency for International Development (USAID), - Kreditanstalt fur Wiederaufbau (kfW), - German Technical Cooperation (GIZ), - Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), - OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID), - Islamic Development Bank (IDB), - African Development Bank (ADB), - Arab Fund for Social & Economic Development (AFSED), - Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), - Arab Fund for Economic & Social Development (AFESD), - International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), - Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development (KFED), - Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED), - Middle East and North Africa Transition Fund (MENATF), and - Saudi Fund for Development (SFD). Public-Private-Partnerships (available or to raise) Loans and potential borrower Lined up private investments Expected annual cost savings to City budget 10. Projected Energy Estimates in 2020 (or other set target year) As mentioned above, the awareness action plan will have impacts across the different sectors. In order to avoid double counts, this impact is only registered with the different specific sectors (see other action fiches). 67 The Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation, MoIIC – Available at: (Accessed on: 14.08.2017) 178

8. City of Hurghada – Governorate of the Red Sea – Priority Action # 8 for SECAP 1. General presentation Title: GREENING PUBLIC AREA AND CITY LANDSCAPE # 8 Summary of the Action Current Status – Urban Landscaping Master Plan of the City Hurghada The City of Hurghada is a well known as an international tourists’ hub, hence the urban setting should meet international standards. Hurghada is characterized by its amazing beaches and open urban areas. Hurghada counts with a total of 7 public beaches with an area of 320,000 square meters. The city also constructed a 60 meters wide promenade for tourist that extends 4 km and another 70 meters wide that extends for 3 km, which makes the total area of the promenade 450,000 square meters. The city of Hurghada also encompasses 17 gardens and green areas with a total surface of 100,000 square meters. Also, the City of Hurghada has 505 restaurants and cafes, 285 diving and aqua centre along its promenade, which makes it a very dynamic and vibrant city. As for sports and leisure activities, the city owns 6 open courts and 33 secondary tennis courts. As the tourism sector in the City of Hurghada – Governorate of Red Sea, is one of the foremost sectors that urgently need to be addressed and it holds the first highest rank after transport in energy consumption 1,626 GWh/year (43%) and first in GHG emissions with 606 k teCO2/year (44%), hence, greening the city would contribute to reducing such consumption and GHG emission. Increasing the landscape area is vital as it will significantly improve tourists comfort in open spaces. The Governor and the Governorate want, as part of their strategy, to improve the urban setting of the City of Hurghada, increase greenery and improve the landscape. Thus, the Governorate of Red Sea is currently developing in the city of Hurghada two new walking and open spaces for the public and increasing the plantation in most of the main streets. However more actions are needed to make the city green and sustainable. There is an urgent need for more awareness on environmental issues. Action summary This action is to develop a City Urban Green Plan (CUGP) to enhance the visual and aesthetic image of the city, increasing the urban green coverage (UGC) and its soft landscaping plan to improve the sustainability of Hurghada. This includes a sub-action to increase the landscape in the desert corridors southern of the City linking the main airport road with city resorts – 2,420m long and 25m wide (60,500 Sq.m.). Location: Hurghada Start date: December 2017 Project lifetime: 1 years End: December 2018 Estimated cost € 865 K€ for the City Urban Green Plan (CUGP) • 50 K€ Study of Urban Landscaping City of Hurghada, • 50 K€ Orthophotos flyover assessment study of the City of Hurghada, and • 755 K€ Landscaping of the main South Road to Hurghada International airport. • 10 K€ for Awareness campaign and staff training on the City Urban Green Plan CUGP. This plan will help supporting the Governorate meeting the SDS 2030 and helping to achieve SDG 7: Ensure Access to Affordable Reliable, Sustainable and Modern Energy for All, particularly in Egypt SDS 2030 Strategic objectives under energy and environment sectors. General Objectives of the project The aim of this planned action is to increase the area of green landscape in the city of Hurghada, particularity the south road to Hurghada International Airport, planting trees, seedlings and flowers as part of the City of Hurghada beautification and landscaping Status of the Action: • New • Planned Following previous action. 179

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