LVEMP II


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.
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.

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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) 

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KENYAN FARMERS ARE BURSTING OF BUMPER HARVEST COURTESY OF ACC-LVB PROJECT

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