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USD 85,000 SPENT IN RESTORING ECOSYSTEM IN BUSIA AND SIAYA COUNTIES.



Lake Victoria Basin Commission has spent USD 85,000 towards the restoration of ecosystem in Busia and Siaya counties.  The commission through the Adapting to Climate Change project (ACC-LVB) has planted over 90,000 trees in the two counties.    Executive secretary Dr Masinde ...…
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LVBC MONTHLY REVIEW – ISSUE 3




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MODERN AUTOMATIC WEATHER STATIONS SET UP IN BUSIA AND SIAYA COUNTIES.



Busia and Siaya counties in the Republic of Kenya are among the beneficiaries of the set-up of new automated weather stations that will be used to measure and transmit weather parameters for timely and accurate weather forecasting.   The two counties ...…
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FROM RAGS TO RICHES:   THE TALE OF A GROUP IN KENYA WHICH BENEFITED FROM ACC-LVB PROJECT.



Siaya county in the Republic of Kenya is among the regions where the positive impact of ACC- LVB has been greatly felt.  Once sleepy villages in Rarieda constituency a few kilometers from Bondo town are now buzzing with activities courtesy ...…
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NEW MARITIME TRAINING FACILITY AT THE FISHERIES TRAINING INSTITUTE (FTI) – ENTEBBE, A MILESTONE TO EAC. 



An ultra-modern Maritime Training facility at the Fisheries Training Institute (FTI) – Entebbe is under construction in the Republic of Uganda at a cost USD 1.45Million with funds from African Development Bank (AfDB).  The construction of the institute is set ...…
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PROGRAMS & PROJECTS

LVB IWRMP

Lake Victoria Basin Integrated Water Resources Management Programme (LVB IWRMP) Lake Victoria Integrated Water Resources Management Programme (LVB IWRMP) is a regional programme coordinated by Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC) and implemented in the four Partner States of the East ...
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ACC-LVB

Adapting to Climate Change in Lake Victoria Basin Project (ACC-LVB)
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ScaleWays Project

Scaling out resilient Water and Agricultural Systems (ScaleWAYS) is a project implemented under the broader framework of Advancing Water Futures and Scenarios (WFaS East Africa: Accelerating transition towards resilient water and Food Systems). It’s a research project that would be ...
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EPSGG-LVB

Project on engaging private sector for green growth in Lake Victoria Basin (EPSGG-LVB)
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PREPARED

The Planning for Resilience in East Africa through Policy, Adaptation, Research and Economic Development (PREPARED) is a medium-term, multi-organization program partially implemented in the East African Community.
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LVWATSAN II

Lake Victoria Water Supply and Sanitation (LVWATSAN II) is the programme of the East African Community (EAC), coordinated by Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC) implemented in 15 towns of the 5 Partner States of the Community. The African Development Bank ...
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EVENTS




NEWS

CONSTRUCTION OF MARITIME RESCUE COORDINATION CENTRE (MRCC) UNDERWAY IN MWANZA, UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA 

The construction of Maritime Rescue coordination centre (MRCC) is underway in Ilemela, Mwanza City in the United Republic of Tanzania.  Already the construction of the ground floor of the main office and the first floor is at thirty eight percent.  ...
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MWANZA CITY TO HOST THE INAUGURAL LAKE VICTORIA DAY CELEBRATIONS IN NOVEMBER

The inaugural Lake Victoria Day celebrations will be held in Mwanza City, in the United Republic of Tanzania from 25th– 29th November.  Preliminary events will also be held in other Lake Region provinces of  Geita, Kagera, Simiyu and Mara.  During ...
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REPUBLIC OF KENYA TO HOST THE 13th MARA DAY CELEBRATION.

Preparation for the 13th Mara Day celebration has kicked off.  The annual event will be held in Maasai Mara University in Narok County, Republic of Kenya from 13th to 15th September.  This year’s theme will be, “Flowing Forward Together: Conserving ...
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PERMANENT AND PRINCIPAL SECRETARIES FROM THE EAST AFRICAN PARTNER STATES ENDORSE THE PROPOSED MULTISECTORAL MULTIPHASE PROGRAMME FOR LAKE VICTORIA BASIN BY LVBC

Permanent and Principal Secretaries in the ministries of Environment, water and East African Community affairs  from the East African Partner States have endorsed the three broad priority areas proposed under the Multisectoral Multiphase Programme for Lake Victoria Basin. The priority ...
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Supply, Installation and Commissioning of Furniture (Lot 1), ICT Equipment (Lot 2) and Marine Equipment (Lot 3) for the Regional Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre in Mwanza, Tanzania (IFB Number: LVBC/AfDB/GDS/24/01) 

EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY LAKE VICTORIA BASIN COMMISSION IFB Number:                    LVBC/AfDB/GDS/24/01  Purchaser:                         East Africa Community – Lake Victoria Basin Commission Project:                              Multinational Lake Victoria Maritime Communications and Transport (MLVMCT) Contract title:                     Supply, Installation and Commissioning of Furniture (Lot ...
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KENYAN FARMERS ARE BURSTING OF BUMPER HARVEST COURTESY OF ACC-LVB PROJECT

Farmers in Kanyibok Village, West Yimbo ward, Siaya County in the Republic of Kenya are bursting of bumper harvest of Capsicum following successful implementation of the Adapting to Climate Change project in Lake Victoria Basin (ACC-LVB). The farmers are smiling ...
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