LVEMP II

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WIMA Memebers of Women In Modern Agriculture at a farm in Rarieda Sub-county, Siaya County Kenya

WIMA Members of Women In Modern Agriculture at a farm in Rarieda Sub-county, Siaya County Kenya 

 

Lake Victoria Management Project (LVEMP II) is an East African Community (EAC) Project, coordinated by Lake Victoria Basin Commission and implemented by National Project Implementing Offices in the 5 Partner States. The project is over-sighted the Regional Policy Steering Committee (RPSC) at regional level.

 

Specific Objectives

  1. To improve collaborative management of the trans-boundary natural resources of the Lake Victoria Basin among the EAC Partner States;
  2. To improve environmental management of targeted pollution hotspots and selected degraded sub-catchments for the benefit of communities who depend on natural resources of the Lake Victoria Basin.
 

Project Components

  1. Strengthening institutional capacity for managing shared water and fisheries resources;
  2. point source pollution control and prevention
  3. watershed management
  4. Project coordination and management
 

Programme's Achievements

The achievements below are not exhaustive. The outline below provides a few highlights:

  1. A total of 335,212 people have been provided with access to improved sanitation facilities under the project in the five EAC Partner States as of 2016;
  2. To curb down fatal accidents and incidents on Lake Victoria, over 37 sites have been installed with Aids to navigation in the 3 EAC Partner States--Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya.
  3.  At least 396 industries have been trained in pollution control and prevention by the LVEMP II. There is proximate linkage between quality of Lake Victoria Waters and use of appropriate technologies in the 5 EAC Partner States;
  4. In pursuit of the above, at least 181 industries in the Lake Victoria Basin have adopted Cleaner Production Technologies;
  5. The project has promoted Community Driven Development Initiatives (CDDs) to spur livelihoods through their own prioritized interventions. A total of 704 CDDs have been supported (2016)
  6. At least 20,217 hectors of land have been improved through Sustainable Land Management practices in the wider LVB
  7. A total of 741,348 people have been directly benefited from LVEMP II interventions since its inception.


programs

  • Youth Celebrating the 3rd Mara Day in Narok County, Kenya

    PREPARED

    Youth Celebrating the 3rd Mara Day in Narok County, Kenya   The Planning for Resilience in East Africa through Policy, Adaptation, Research and Economic Development (PREPARED) is a medium-term, mu…
  • Water intake for Sengerema Town Water Treatment Plant, the United Republic of Tanzania

    LVWATSAN II

    Youth Celebrating the 3rd Mara Day in Narok County, Kenya   Lake Victoria Water Supply and Sanitation (LVWATSAN II) is the programme of the East African Community (EAC), coordinated by Lake Victor…
  • WIMA Memebers of Women In Modern Agriculture at a farm in Rarieda Sub-county, Siaya County Kenya

    LVEMP II

    WIMA Members of Women In Modern Agriculture at a farm in Rarieda Sub-county, Siaya County Kenya    Lake Victoria Management Project (LVEMP II) is an East African Community (EAC) Project, coordinat…
  • Educating on better farming approaches

    PHE

      Population, Health and Environment (PHE) is an approach to development that integrates health and environmental conservation initiatives in order to seek synergistic successes for greater conservat…

Events

  • Senior Officials Session of SECOM Kicks off in Entebbe, Uganda

    The 19th SECOM Kicks off in En…

        The 19th SECOM Kicks off in Entebbe, Republic of Uganda The Senior Officials Session of the Sectoral Council of Ministers for Lake Victoria Basin (SECOM) kicked off, 18th June 2018 at Protea H…
  • Regional Population, Health & Environment Symposium 2017

    Regional Population, Health…

    Regional Population, Health & Environment Symposium 2017 - ENDED Dates  : 27th - 28th September, 2017 Venue : Imperial Golf View Hotel, Station Road Entebbe, Central Region, Entebbe, Uganda The …
  • lvbcon 2017

    LVBCON 2017

    Introduction   EAC Partner States through the Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC) plan to hold a research/scientific conference that will be held in Mwanza, Tanzania on the 15th – 16th February,…
  • Regional Population, Health & Environment Symposium 2017

    Regional Population, Health…

    Regional Population, Health & Environment Symposium 2017 Dates  : 27th - 28th September, 2017 [ENDED] Venue : Imperial Golf View Hotel, Station Road Entebbe, Central Region, Entebbe, Uganda Th…
  • lvwatsan

    LVWATSAN PROJECT LAUNCH | 12/5…

    Lake Victoria Basin covers an area of 250,000 km2 with the lake taking 68,000  km2. The basin has a population of 35 - 40 million people, with rapidly growing secondary towns, which has resulted in:  …

news

  • MV K Palm

    LVBC Condoles with Ugandans o…

    Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC) Executive Secretary, Dr. Ally Said Matano expresses his condolences to the people of the Republic of Uganda following the tragic accident of a cruise ship in Lake…
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  • Dr Matano, LVBC Executive Secretary handing over signed MoU with School Managers, Tarime, Tanzania

    Maasai-Mara Schools Sign MoU w…

    Fourteen (14) Schools from the Maasai Mara and Sengereti regions of two East African Partner States— The Republic of Kenya and United Republic of Tanzania— on 22nd October 2018 signed a Memorandum of…
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  • Members of LVEMP II RPSC Meeting, 10-12th September 2018, Entebbe, Republic of Uganda

    EAC Partner States Take Owners…

      Opening the Regional Policy Steering Committee Meeting (RPSC), a policy guiding forum for projects implementation and coordination, LVBC Executive Secretary, Dr. Ally Said Matano, expressed his app…
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  • The USAID Kenya East Africa (USAID/KEA) Deputy Mission Director, Patrick J. Wilson during Mara Day Celebrations 2018 - Kilgoris Kenya

    7th Mara Day Celebrations

    The USAID Kenya East Africa (USAID/KEA) Deputy Mission Director, Patrick J. Wilson gives a speech during the 7th Mara Day Celebrations, Kilgoris , Narok County, Kenya   The USAID Kenya East Africa (…
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  • EAC Secretariat and LVBC Team Join Efforts in Designing Regional Project on biodiversity

    EAC Secretariat and LVBC Team…

      Opening the meeting, the Director for Productive Sectors for EAC Secretariat held on 26th July 2018, Jean Baptiste Havugimana, commended the consultative and multi-sectoral processes that informed…
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  • Adapting to Climate Change Project Catalytic

    Adapting to Climate Change Pro…

    The Scoping and Inception Workshop which commenced on the 27th June 2018 at the Norkfolk Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya with delegates from 5 East African Community Partner States applauded the catalytic natur…
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East African Community,
Lake Victoria Basin Commission,
Off Kenyatta Highway,
New Nyanza Regional Headquarters,
13TH FLOOR,
P.O BOX 1510-40100,
Kisumu, Kenya
Tel:   +254 57 202 6344,
        +254 57 202 3873,
        +254 57 202 3894,
Fax: +254 57 202 6324
Email: lvbc@lvbcom.org