Members of Gobay Cage Fish Farmers’ group in Kyebe, Rakai district are devastated after their fish cages were vandalized and their fish stolen. The cage frames and bags were destroyed and fish stock worth twelve million five hundred and sixty nine thousand (12,569,000) of table size fish with an average weight of 450g/fish (5,656kgs) was stolen. The project had seven cages four of them are of size (2 X 3 X 1.5) metres one of size (2 X 2 X 2) and two of size (5 X 5 X 2.5) metres.
Bonn, Germany: On the heels of new findings that corporate influence is undermining climate policy progress globally and a U.S. Congressional call for
With over 90% of Uganda’s population depending on biomass energy that is affected by unsustainable use and Climate change, a swift and just transition to public and community renewable energy systems (like biogas for cooking and lighting) is an urgent reality which should not be dwarfed by the oil and gas investment plans.
Dr. Raymond Mngodo, the LVEMPII Regional Coordinator has noted that out of 690 Community Driven Initiatives implemented in the region, 214 are successfully completed and 254 are above 50% completion level. Out of 117 regional Strategic Intervention Initiatives, over 61 have crossed 50% completion levels.
Speaking at the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), Western Kenya Coordination Office exhibition for community groups to showcase their waste management best practices, Mr. Harun urged NEMA to come up with an e-waste management strategy for Kisumu County.
Local Sanitation Campaigns across the Lake Victoria landing sites organised by EA SusWatch Partners in March as part of the World Water Day 2015. From Left to Right (Rambira Beach in Homa Bay County - Kenya; Bubinza in Tanzania; Sennyondo Landing site in Mpigi – Uganda (Photos: EA SusWatch Network)
Assessing changes in community livelihoods within the selected areas in Rivers Nyando (Kenya), Simiyu (Tanzania) and Katonga (Uganda) with specific focus on Water and Sanitation, Renewable Energy and Aquaculture
Community – Driven development type (CDD-type) subprojects of the Lake Victoria Environment Management Project (LVEMPII) are aimed at reducing non-point sources of pollution, through control of soil erosion by adopting sustainable water and soil management practices. This will in turn increase water use efficiency and improve water quality in the Lake Victoria Basin (LVB).
World Water Day 2015: Lake Victoria basin Livelihood study shows that access to water remains a challenge linked to other sectors
The Community – Driven development type (CDD-type) subprojects are aimed at reducing non-point sources of pollution, through control of soil erosion by adopting sustainable water and soil management practices. This will in turn increase water use efficiency and improve water quality in the Lake Victoria Basin (LVB), which is also a positive externality downstream countries.