PARTNERSHIPS

Submitted by on 2 July 2016


Current Partnerships

The LVBC Secretariat, recognizing the role played by other stakeholders in the developments in the Lake Victoria Basin, has entered into partnerships and signed Agreements with governments and institutions so as to build up synergies in the implementation of its interventions areas in the EAC Development Strategy by the stakeholders. Notable among these are: The Partnership Agreement on Sustainable Development of Lake Victoria Basin signed by EAC with the Governments of France, Norway and Sweden, the World Bank and the East African Development Bank in April 2001. The Partnership Fund has played a big role in financing Projects in the LVB including Capacity building of The Lake Victoria Development Programme. Several short-term capacity-building projects have been supported under this Agreement and indeed, they have been the backbone for the growth of the LVBC. These include: strengthening the capacity of LVBC; Harmonization of Regional Policies Laws & Regulations and Standards; support for implementing of the MoU between the EAC and the Republics of Rwanda and Burundi. Others are: Study on Technical Solutions for Maritime Communications for Lake Victoria, Investment Promotion in the Lake Victoria Basin, Implementation of some aspects of the Toxic Chemicals/Oil Products Spill Contingency Plan for Lake Victoria; support to the LVB Resource Centre activities and Support to National Focal Points for LVBC in the Partner States.

Other Partnerships

Through the EAC, LVBC has signed Memorandum of Understanding with the following Institutions and Governments: World Conservation Union (IUCN) Regional Office signed on 28th June 2002 in Arusha; World Wide Fund for Nature – Eastern Africa Regional Programme Office (WWF-EARPO) signed on 4th August 2003; International Centre for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF) signed on 26th September 2003, in Kisumu among others.

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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

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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TENDER FOR PROVISION OF MEDICAL INSURANCE SERVICES FOR LAKE VICTORIA BASIN COMMISSION STAFF AND DEPENDENTS Tender Ref. Number: LVBC/SVS/24-25/01

EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY LAKE VICTORIA BASIN COMMISSION TENDER FOR PROVISION OF MEDICAL INSURANCE SERVICES FOR LAKE VICTORIA BASIN COMMISSION STAFF AND DEPENDENTS Tender Ref. Number: LVBC/SVS/24-25/01 The Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC) is a specialized institution of East African Community; ...
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THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA IS PROUD OF LVBC: 1ST DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER RT HON REBECCA KADAGA SAYS.

The first Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister for East African Community Affairs in the Republic of Uganda Rt Hon Rebbecca Kadaga has commended Lake Victoria Basin Commission for the implementation of projects and programmes in the Lake Victoria Basin. ...
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DEVELOPMENT OF THE LAKE VICTORIA STATE OF THE BASIN REPORT KICKS OFF

Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC) in collaboration with the German International Co-operation (GIZ) has kick started the process of national workshops to generate information products for the joint development of the Lake Victoria State of the Basin Report (SoBR).  The report ...
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