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Good farming practices to save river Kagera from silting

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Publication
Publication date: 
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
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Description of the project: The Kagera river, a tributary of the Nile, is being threatened by silting due to unsustainable farming methods. Its river basin is a very rich agricultural ground supporting 16.5 million people in Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. The project aims to improve and modernize current farming  methods, in order to improve food security and ensure resilient livelihoods for people and animals living in this area. Groups of  50 new beneficiaries are trained every month on farming methods, followed by a tree-planting scheme by the river.

CTCN Forum for Central Asia and Eastern Europe

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Event
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30 May - 01 June 2017
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The Regional Forum brought together Nationally Designated Entities (NDEs), Nationally Designated Authority (NDA) to the Green Climate Fund (GCF), CTCN network members, representative of financial institutions and other government officials. Specifically, the forum aims to:

Recovery of water hyacinth and its transformation for environmental purposes

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Publication
Publication date: 
Friday, June 28, 2019
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Description of the project: The project focuses on reducing degradation of the Niger River ecosystem, raising public awareness and strengthening the capacity of women's organizations. It strives to prevent colonization of water hyacinth to local water bodies and exploitable lands by organizing the recovery of plants, and composting in a dedicated site by a group of 53 women, supported by youth and members of the Village Management Committee. They developed gardens and diversified and improved the quality of vegetable production.

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