New governmental entities

Would they help overcome the challenge of slums in Egypt? The Role of the Informal Settlements Development Facility ISDF
  • Mohamed ElGamalEmail author
Part of the Jahrbuch Stadterneuerung book series (JASTA)


Over the last eight years, the ISDF was positioned as the main governmental entity in charge of slum regeneration. Its performance and outputs are important to be discussed, but what would be even more important is a discussion about its position in the administrative system and its establishment as a new model of governmental entities that does not follow the regular central procedure of the other governmental entities. The main aim of this paper is to study the ISDF model as an attempt to achieve better management of slums in Egypt.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universität KasselKasselDeutschland

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