The National monitoring program in Egypt is at well developed stage. There is a sustainable monitoring program of basic water variables since 1999. The program is managed and funded by the Egyptian Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs; Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA) and implemented by the Egyptian National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries (NIOF). Annual reports of the Egyptian national Monitoring program are public access available online at:

The Regional Organization for the Conservation of the Environment in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden