The East African Community (EAC) region is frequently affected by food shortages and pockets of hunger although the region as a whole has a huge potential and capacity to produce enough food for regional consumption and a large surplus for export to the world market.

Beneficiaries of LVEMP II CDD sub-projects in Uganda received the first tranche of grants for LVEMP II project in June 2014. This came two years after the project inception in 2011, making communities in Uganda trail far from their counterparts in Kenya and Tanzania who are implementing similar projects under the Adjustable Programme Lending 1 (APL1) – the first sub-phase of this region-wide intervention.

Civil society Sanitation Campaign against Open defecation returns hope to Lake Victoria’s Ihale BMU in Tanzania

The village chairman further explains that “Even at household level very few households have access to toilets not even the local toilets that are dug out have holes with slabs”.

Uganda Coalition for Sustainable Development and the East African Sustainability Watch Network cordially invites you to a civil society parallel session on: Pursuing a Greener Development Path in the EAC Integration: Opportunities and Constraints at Hotel Africana on June 27, 2014 starting at 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Uganda Coalition for Sustainable Development participated in the Second International Think Tank on Global Environmental Justice took place in Norwich, UK from 14 to 16 May 2014. The workshop is in connection with a project funded by the EU FP7 i-REDD Research Programme: i-REDD+ impacts of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation and Enhancing Carbon stocks in developing countries. The Think Tank focused on forest people’s rights and REDD+ safeguards.

Litei self –help group in Nandi hills Kenya is the best implemented community-driven development (CDD) sub-projects funded by LVEMPII.

EA SusWatch Launches CDD Sub-projects Watch No.1 as LVEMPII Uganda sets to disburse community-driven development funds.

A Monthly e-bulletin from the East African Sustainability Watch Network comprising: Uganda Coalition for Sustainable
Development (UCSD), Tanzania Coalition for Sustainable Development (TCSD) and Sustainable Environmental

UCSD would like to re-advertise the Job Opportunity for immediate placement see details in the attachment.


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