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Evaluation of Participatory Review of Egyptian Planning and Related Urban Development Legislation to Support Sustainable Urban Development, April 2016

The evaluated project was an innovative intervention that touched upon a topic that had not been addressed before. It made use of a participatory method that involved intensive engagement with stakeholders at different levels and managed to produce processes and patterns that can be replicated in the future. It also managed to highlight important problems and identify their root causes, while it also allowed the exchange of experiences at regional level. The project was highly relevant to the needs of Egypt and the stakeholders and was implemented in an expeditious and efficient manner, on time and within budget. As a pilot, the present project generated valuable lessons to guide future activities dealing with legislation in Egypt and beyond.