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The LVEMPII Civil Society Watch E bulletin (June 2013) from the East African Sustainability Watch Network (c/o Uganda Coalition for Sustainable Development) is out. In this issue read about:

  • Loses and Wins from the Budget Speech of the EAC(2013 / 2014)
  • Progress on Rwanda's LVEMPII Project implementation
  •  'Dryland champions' in Kenya
  • Upcoming events including the Uganda National CSO Fair (July 4 - 5, 2013) in K'la

The East African Sustainability Watch Network would like to share with you the latest LVEMPII Civil Society Watch E bulletin (May 2013). In this issue, read about:

  • Are LVEMPII Community Driven Sub-projects neglected in Tanzania?
  • EA SusWatch Network expands public information outreach in the Lake region
  • Resources and upcoming events including UN High Level Panel Report with recommendations on Post-2015 development framework

Hope you enjoy it. As usual, we look forward for any feedback you might have

latest LVEMPII Civil Society Watch E bulletin (April 2013) from the East African Sustainability Watch Network. In this issue, read about:

Environmental degradation has become a global reality. The findings in this report point to the environmental degradation in the Katonga River catchment area of Rakai and Mubende. It is evident that environmental degradation not only compromises the ecosystem but also affects livelihoods luring communities to encroach on the environment. Overcoming the environmental challenges in the Lake Victoria Basin (LVB) requires concerted efforts to widen livelihood opportunities for communities within the region.

The wellbeing status of the communities in Mubende and Rakai district is attributed to low levels of education which restrict their livelihood options. The situation lures them encroach on the environment for survival. Overcoming the environmental challenges in the Lake Victoria Basin requires concerted efforts to enhance livelihoods of communities within the region. Implementation of LVEMP II through Community Driven Development Subproject (CDD) projects is timely but should preferably be actualized in collaboration with other stakeholders for better results to ensure sustainability.

The East African Sustainability Watch Network (c/o Uganda Coalition for Sustainable Development) would like to share with you its LVEMPII Civil Society Watch E bulletin (March 2013). In this issue read about:

  • Why Lake Victoria fish catch is dwindling
  • Securing sustainable development in the Post 2015 development process: East African
  • SusWatch Network joins global civil society
  • Resources and upcoming events including Earth Day (April 22, 2013)

The monthly LVEMPII Civil Society Watch E bulletin (February 2013) is out! Ahead of the International Women's Day (2013), read about why the gender agenda is still a promise in East Africa; UNEP's Major groups and Stakeholders Forum highlights a way forward after the Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development and many more below.

LVEMPII delay in funding CDD frustrates beneficiaries in Rakai and Masaka. Tracking the progress of the implementation of the community demand driven

The Kisumu Annual Urban Seminar organised by Umande Trust – SECODE Project took place at Tom Mboya Labour College in Kisumu. This year’s theme was ‘sustainable development in informal urban settlements’. The seminar sought to create dialogue platform for urban development locally, regionally and internationally, foster an enabling environment for experience sharing, transfer of skills and knowledge, and to show case innovative approaches to sustainable development.
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