JICA Seminar in cooperation with General Organization for Physical Planning

Geared by our “Forward Focus” Value, SETS experts had the pleasure to participate in a seminar titled ”Current state investigation and recommendation for updating existing transportation / land use plan in Greater Cairo Region and its surrounding area”. Dr. Hossam Abdelgawad - Urban Transport Technologies Unit Director and Managing Director at SETS North Africa and Dr. Hoda Talaat – Senior Transport Expert participated and presented in the seminar series hosted by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), in cooperation with the General Organization for Physical Planning (GOPP).

The seminar included participants from the ministries of housing, Transport, Interior, as well as the Civil Aviation and Environment Authorities.

The seminar aimed to introduce and discuss the current state assessment of the transport sector in relation to recent land use developments and shed some light on the lessons learned on previous Master Plans that were supported by JICA, including the planning issues in the transportation sector and how to update the existing transportation/land use plans.

The seminar is conducted as part of information dissemination on the Data Collection Survey for Studying the current and proposed Land Use Impact in Greater Cairo Region and its surrounding area on the road and transportation planning that was started in December 2020 and implemented in collaboration with GOPP and JICA Consultant composed of experts in the related specialities.