The Executive Secretariat successfully established three watershed management projects to benefit over 4000 Matruhi citizens.

The NWC enjoys enormous economic potential and an abundance of natural resources, which triggers growth and development in the region. Therefore, the Executive Secretariat introduced the Resources and Development Plan of the North West Coast, which calls for:

  • 1. Cultivating half a million acres of land
  • 2. Specializing three and a half million acres for grazing and agricultural industries
  • 3. 70 million cubic meters of mineral resources
  • 4. 8 barrels of petroleum
  • 5. 5 trillion cubic meters of natural gas
  • 6. Increasing investments by 2032 for the 5 billion development of these resources to 385 billion Egyptian Pounds
  • 7. By 2032, resource development will create around 750,000 new job opportunities and expected to reach 2 million jobs by 2050

Watershed Management ProjectDirect BeneficiariesIndirect BeneficiariesStarting DateClosing Date
Wadi Hebla51 households83 householdsOct 2012Feb 2014
El Hawaweer15 households22 householdsJune 2014Dec 2014
Ahdaf20 households25 householdsAug 2014April 2015