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

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  • 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

  • EAC Secretariat and LVBC Team Join Efforts in Designing Regional Project on biodiversity

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      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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  • 19th Sectoral Council of Ministers

    Members of 19th SECOM Commend…

      The members of the 19th Sectoral Council of Ministers for Lake Victoria Basin (19th SECOM) from five Partner States of the East African commended Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC) for mobilizin…
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  • Senior Officials Session of SECOM Kicks off in Entebbe, Uganda

    Senior Officials Session of SE…

    The Senior Officials Session of the Sectoral Council of Ministers for Lake Victoria Basin (SECOM) kicked off, 18th June 2018 at Protea Hotel, Entebbe, Republic of Uganda.   SECOM comprises experts,…
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  • Concluded RPSC Commends LVBC for Spearheading Pipeline Projects to Fruition

    Concluded RPSC Commends LVBC f…

    The Regional Policy Steering Committee (RPSC) that concluded on 27th April 2018 in Kisumu, Republic of Kenya commends Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC) for spearheading pipeline projects to fruiti…
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  • Regional Policy Meeting Focuses on Projects Results

    Regional Policy Meeting Focuse…

    The Regional Policy Steering Committee (RPSC) taking place in Kisumu, Kenya focuses on results and formulation of new projects and programmes based on lessons learned. The RPSC is responsible for asse…
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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,
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Email: lvbc@lvbcom.org