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LVEMP II Project

EA SusWatch is currently implementing the LVEMP II Civil Society Watch Project that seeks to lobby and advocate for realization of results-based performance from the Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project (LVEMP II) and implementation of the East African Climate Change Policy (EACCP, April 2011). Read More about LVEMP II - Click!

MidTerm Review of The LVEMP II Civil Society Watch project of the East African Sustainability Watch Network

LVEMP II Civil Society Watch project is a three-year initiative of the East African Sustainability Watch Network (EA Suswatch) Partners: Uganda Coalition for Sustainable Development (UCSD), Tanzania Coalition for Sustainable Development (TCSD), and Sustainable
Environmental Development Watch Network (SusWatch – Kenya) which is implemented from November 2011 to October 2014. It is supported by the Government of Sweden with a budget of USD 2,766,807. UCSD is the Regional Lead Agency (RLA) that hosts the projects regional
secretariat in Kampala, Uganda.

EA Critiquethe East African Community’s Priorities and Budget-Making Process

Recently, the current EAC Summit Chair – President Paul Kagame convened a High Level Strategy Retreat (the first of its kind) for Key Or gans and Institutions of the East African Community in Kigali, Rwanda.

Mabira forest degazettement barrier to sustainable development in Uganda

The Uganda Coalition for Sustainable Development (UCSD) is a network of more than 30 active NGOs dedicated to coordinate advocacy and lobby work around issues and commitments made by world governments towards sustainable development, inspired by the Civil Society Project for preparation of the 2002 Johannesburg World Summit on Sustainable Development, attended by 104 Heads of State (including Uganda). Uganda is therefore a signatory to the Summit outcomes - the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation (JPOI), and the Johannesburg Declaration on Sustainable Development.

Watchdog for Sustainable Development in the Lake Victoria Basin

The Seventh Edition of the World Social Forum (WSF2007) will take place in Nairobi from January 20 – 25, 2007 with a theme: “People’s Struggles, People’s Alternatives”.

Kisumu Annual Urban Seminar 2012

Addressing transboundary issues that hinder sustainable development in urban settlements

A popular Version of the East African Community Climate Change Policy of April 2011

This is a popular version of the EastAfrican Community Climate Change Policy (EACCCP) of April 2011 herein referred to as ‘the policy’. The policy seeks to guide Partner States and other stakeholders on the preparation and implementation of collective measures to address
Climate Change in the region while assuring sustainable social and economic development.

 

EAC climate Change Policy (EACCCP)

The adverse impacts of climate change are already having their toll on the livelihoods of people in almost all sectors of the economy in the region. Severe droughts and perennial floods are occurring with greater frequency in the region. Food insecurity, declined hydropower generation potential, increased incidence of water and vector borne disease, and water stress and scarcity are some of the consequences associated with the scenario of a changing climate in the region.

Information sheet for livelihood Interventions in Bubinza and Sayaka villages, Simiyu river basin, Magu district, Tanzania

A baseline study on livelihood interventions was carried out in August 2012 in two villages of Bubinza and Sayaka, in Lubugu ward, Magu district. The study focused in three livelihood intervention components of water supply and sanitation, renewable energy supply and
aquaculture. The study was part of the LVEMPII Civil Society Watch project’s effort to establish the baseline information as a bench mark for monitoring LVEMP II project.

Information sheet for environment and Sustainable land management (SLM) in Simiyu River basin, Magu district, Tanzania

A baseline study on livelihood interventions was carried out in August 2012 in two villagesof Bubinza and Sayaka, in Lubugu ward, Magu district. The study focused in three livelihood intervention components of water supply and sanitation, renewable energy supply andaquaculture. The study was part of the LVEMPII Civil Society Watch project’s effort toestablish the baseline information as a bench mark for monitoring LVEMP II project.

Information sheet for water and sanitation, Renewable energy, and aquaculture in the Nyando river basin, kenya

The baseline study for livelihood interventions in Nyando with specific focus on water and sanitation, renewable energy and aquaculture was carried out in August 2012. The study focused in the Lower Nyando (Awach and Kabodho East Sub-locations) and Middle Nyando (Koru and Nyando sub-locations). The study was part of the LVEMPII Civil Society Watch project’s effort to establish the baseline information as a bench mark for monitoring LVEMP II project implemented by Government of Kenya.
    

 

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The East African Sustainability (SusWatch) Network is a network of NGOs from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania spearheaded by Uganda Coalition for Sustainable Development (UCSD), Sustainable Environmental Development Watch Network (SusWatch Kenya), and Tanzania Coalition for Sustainable Development (TCSD). EA SusWatch Regional Secretariat is hosted by UCSD in Kampala, Uganda.

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