In the context of building capacities in the waste sector in Egypt and in the process of developing the capacity building strategy for the sector, the NSWMP concluded a set of managerial trainings in April 2015. Fourteen modules were conducted in Cairo since June 2014 based on a needs assessment done earlier the same year. The trainings included (communication skills, Meeting Management, Report Writing, Modern Management, Time Management, Effective team work, Problem Solving, Strategic Management, Negotiation Skills, Monitoring and Evaluation, Leadership Skills, Presentation Skills, Performance Management and Change Management).
The total number of participants trained throughout these trainings was 136 participants including 103 participants from different departments of ministry of environment and 3 participants from Kafr El Sheikh, 12 participants from Gharbeya, 13 participants from Assiut and 5 participants from Qena and the women participation reached 35%.
In order to increase the benefit and scale of training, upon the request of staff in the governorates, the NSWMP has started conducting these managerial trainings since December 2014 on governorate levels with average of 20 participants per training. Each of these training is conducted 2 times one in delta covering Gharbeya and Kafr el sheikh, the other in Upper Egypt covering Qena and Assiut. These trainings include participants from the ministry of Environment’s Regional Branch offices and staff working on Solid Waste management in the governorate office.