SDA Home

List of Relevant SDA Projects and Their Description


 Studying Integrated Water Management Districts and Directorates, Integrated Water Management Unit, Egyptian Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation 

Country and Location: Cairo, Egypt.
Name of Client: US AID.
Address: Integrated Water Management Unit, Egyptian Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation, MWRI Main Building, 9th Floor.

Start Date


June 2004

Completion Date


October 2004

Narrative Description of Project:



This study program is aiming to assess the need for re-engineering district and general directorate offices, and to investigate the impact of the on going re-engineering on the performance of MWRI employees. The tasks to be carried out within this study may be listed as follows:


i) Interview ministry staff, other GOE, and clientele for suggestions on improving the organizational/operational structure of the IWMDs and General Directorates (IWMGDs) (why change is needed, what change is needed, expected benefits from change, how to implement the change, cost of change-training, equipment, etc.).
ii) List roles and responsibilities for each unit of the proposed organizational structure.
iii) Identify information flows- what, where, who, when (IWMD-General Directorate-Customers- MWRI Central-MOA-EEAA-etc.).
iv) Same as above but in non-IWM Districts.
v) Assess the impact of re-engineering on office performance (Customer and internal MWRI perspectives).
vi) Draft a job description for each District and General Directorate staff member.


Description of Actual Services:


The project provided consulting services based on field investigation, meetings and interviews, and the development of the organizational structures of both the integrated water management districts and General Directorates.