Environmental statistics 55% open


What data is expected?

A selection of deforestation, pollution statistics (air and water pollution), as well as information on extractives activities, and their concessions/licences.

  • Air pollution levels
  • Water quality
  • Extractives activities
  • Deforestation
  • None of the above

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Available free of charge Yes
Downloadable Yes
Publicly available Yes
Openly licenced No
Up-to-date No
In an open and machine-readable format HTML, PDF
Digital data Yes
location http://www.capmas.gov.eg/Pages/StaticPages.aspx?page_id - Data on major extractives and mining projects, http://www.eeaa.gov.eg/ar-eg/%D9%85%D9%88%D8%B6%D9%88%D - Air pollution Water pollution: The Ministry of Environment has programs to improve the quality of fresh water. But there are no pollution levels available. Oil concessions http://www.petroleum.gov.eg/en/Investment/Pages/Concessionmap.aspx# Deforestation: see ODIN 2016
Collected by government Yes
findable_steps Data found in the ministry of environment, under Air quality reports. http://www.eeaa.gov.eg/en-us/topics/air/airquality/airqualityreports.aspx
characteristics Air pollution levels, Extractives activities
Controlled access Yes
Collector name Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Health and Population, Ministry of Petroleum The Ministry of Health and Population is responsible for monitoring drinking water quality. The Ministry of Petroleum provides oil concession maps of the Gulf of Suez, but not for Egypt. Also the concession map only shows the boundaries of a concession area, but no details on the status of the concession for example. Metadata is not provided and it is hardly understandable what companies are provided the concession http://www.petroleum.gov.eg/en/Investment/Pages/Concessionmap.aspx#
Data is available as PDF report.

Meta data

Data location   http://www.capmas.gov.eg/Pages/StaticPages.aspx?page_id - Data on major extractives and mining projects
   http://www.eeaa.gov.eg/ar-eg/%D9%85%D9%88%D8%B6%D9%88%D - Air pollution
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Danny Lämmerhirt
Submitters   Hatem Ben Yacoub
Last modified   Mon May 28 2018 22:49:59 GMT+0000 (UTC)