PHE


The regional Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) program coordinated by the Lake Victoria Basin Commission is being implemented around the Lake Victoria Basin and alongside catchment areas of the Lake.   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 conservation and human welfare outcomes than single-sector approaches. PHE operates with the assumption that people, their health, and the environment are interrelated and interdependent; changes in the number, state, and/or distribution of any of the above affects the other because human needs, their livelihood and a healthy environment are linked by chains of cause and effect. PHE approaches represent a variety of efforts to bring a holistic, integrated set of activities and services to the communities. It refers to a flexible set of interventions or activities that communities, partner groups or non-governmental organizations adopt in response to unmet community needs for improved health services, livelihoods and natural resource management. PHE projects strive to simultaneously improve access to health services and assist communities to manage their natural resources in ways that improve their health and livelihoods and to conserve the critical ecosystems upon which they depend. The underlying philosophy is fundamentally one of integration and multi-sectoral partnerships. Read more about PHE

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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

9TH MARA DAY CELEBRATIONS

Dates: 14th - 15th September, 2020
Venue: Virtual Online Event
The Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC) in partnership with the Ministry of East African Community Affairs, Republic of Kenya, Ministry of Environment & Natural Resources, Ministry of Water and Irrigation, ...
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The 19th SECOM Kicks off in Entebbe, Uganda – ENDED

Dates: 18th - 22nd June, 2018
Venue: Protea Hotel, Entebbe, Republic of Uganda
The 19th Meeting of the Sectoral Council of Ministers for the Lake Victoria Basin (LVB) currently being held from 18th to 22nd June 2018 at Protea Hotel, ...
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Regional Population, Health & Environment Symposium 2017 – ENDED

Dates: 27th - 28th September, 2017
Venue: Imperial Golf View Hotel, Station Road Entebbe, Central Region, Uganda
EAC - LVBC in partnership with K4Health project and PRB will host a two-day regional Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) Symposium in Entebbe, ...
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LVBCON 2017

Date: 15th – 16th February 2017
Venue: Mwanza, Tanzania
The conference will bring together institutions and individuals who have useful information to share. The theme of the conference is “Harnessing Science and Research for Improved collaborative management ...
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Regional Population, Health & Environment Symposium 2017

The Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC) in partnership with Knowledge 4 Health (K4Health) project and Population Reference Bureau (PRB) will held a two-day regional Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) Symposium in Entebbe, Uganda
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LVWATSAN PROJECT LAUNCH | 12/5/2017

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: Unplanned, spontaneous and unsustainable growth Run-down ...
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NEWS

LVBC Prioritizes Media as Accelerators of Climate Change Adaptations

Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC) will train regional media practitioners from five East African Community (EAC) Partner States from 27th-29th June 2022 in Kigali, Rwanda. According to the LVBC Executive Secretary, Dr. Bwire K. Masinde, the regional media training on ...
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Kenya Hosts Regional Workshop on Water Information System to Support Policy and Investment Decisions

The regional workshop on Water Information System brings together experts from the 5 East African Community (EAC) Partner States will be held in Nairobi, Kenya, 22nd-24th June, 2022. The workshop forms part of the stakeholder engagement process that seeks to ...
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Rwanda Committed to Success of High Priority Investment Project

The Government of Rwanda will exercise oversight to ensure the successful implementation of the High Priority Investment (HPI), remarked Patrick Karera, Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Environment (MoE) May, 9th 2022. The Permanent Secretary made assurance during the signing ...
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The Lake Victoria Basin Integrated Water Resources Management Programme (LVB IWRMP) Marks International Day for Biological Diversity 2022

Lake Victoria basin is used by communities and industries as a source of food, energy, water and transport. At the same time, the Lake is also a sink for human, agricultural and industrial waste. The Lake provides employment for up ...
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Kenya’s Parliamentary Select Committee and LVBC Discussed Regional Integration.

Kenya’s Parliamentary Select Committee on Regional Integration held discussions with Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVB) Staff on matters consistent with East African Community Regional Integration Agenda. The visit to LVBC on 13th May, 2022 in Kisumu, Kenya was part of ...
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LVB SECOM 2021-2022

21st Sectoral Council of Ministers to Take Place from 2nd-6th May, 2022, Kisumu, Kenya.

The 21st Meeting of the Sectoral Council of Ministers for Lake Victoria Basin (LVB-SECOM) is set to take place from 2nd – 6th May 2022 at the Imperial Hotel in Kisumu, Republic of Kenya. The meeting is expected to consider ...
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