Twenty (20) participants from community groups in Nandi, Nyakach, Nyando, Kericho and Muhoroni in Kenya participated in community exchange visits on 7th August 2014. Suswatch Kenya organized the exchange visit
The Lake Victoria Environment Management Project (LVEMPII) has many actors, interests, ways of work, geographically diverse settings, and is being implemented in different political settings thathave implications on power relations.
The Lake Victoria Environment Management Project – LVEMPII has launched more Community-Driven Development Sub-projects (CDDs) for communities around River Nyando
Frank Msafiri, Anglophone CSOs representative to TerrAfrica Executive Committee Meetings (TAEC), SusWatch Kenya.
Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), and in particular Kenya is vulnerable to threats of natural resource degradation and poverty. This is due to various factors including a high population growth rate and increasing population pressure, reliance on agriculture that is vulnerable to environmental change, fragile natural resources and ecosystems, high rates of erosion and land degradation, and both low yields and high post-harvest yield losses.
DONOR: GOVERNMENT OF SWEDEN
This is a three year initiative of the East African Sustainability Watch Network partners : Uganda Coalition for Sustainable Development (UCSD), Tanzania Coalition for Sustainable Development (TCSD) and SusWatch Kenya that has been implemented from November 2011 to October 2014. It is supported by the Government of Sweden grant of USD 2,766,807.
Strengthening the Advocacy Role of local communities in the Lake Victoria Basin on Natural Resource Management
DONOR: SUSTAINABLE ENERGY (SE), DENMARK
Project Period: February 2015 – September 2015