1. GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT TANZANIA Tanzanians are warm-hearted and generous people who are eager to help visitors get the most out of their stay in this East African country. Theirs is a true example of tolerance and cooperation in today’s world, with clearly noticeable multicultural diversity of people who have…
A delegation from the USAID Kenya/East Africa visited the Lake Victoria Basin Commission to conduct Data Quality Assessment of the Population Health and Environment program. This is an annual assessment carried out by USAID to ensure data quality and validity to be able to improve program success. The meeting held…
The Executive Secretary of Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC) Dr. Ally-Said Matano applauded Community Driven Development Initiatives (CDDs) as an approach reflective of 'a people driven East African Community (EAC) aspiration,' based on how they touch the lives of people in the 5 EAC Partner States. The LVBC Executive Secretary…
The engagement of the Private Sector in the conservation of Mara river basin rose from 3% to 55%, said the Executive Secretary of Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC), Dr Ally-Said Matano, during the 5th Mara Day Celebrations held on 15th September 2016 in Bomet County, Republic of Kenya. According to…
The Governor of Bomet County Government, H.E Isaac Ruto lauded Lake Victoria Environment Management Project phase II (LVEMPII) for reducing pollution load into the River Nyangores--a tributary of Mara River. Mara River also contributes significant volume of water into Lake Victoria. The Governor's commendation was in line with LVEMP II…
This year's Mara Day Celebrations focus on achieved milestones and renewing moment to spur more conservation successes in the Mara River Basin and the wider Lake Victoria Basin. Guided by the theme: Mara Conservation, My Responsibility, (loosely translated in Swahili as "Utunzaji wa Mara ni jukumu Langu," the the 5th…
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