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    The East African Sustainability (SusWatch) Network is a network of NGOs from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania spearheaded by Uganda Coalition for Sustainable Development (UCSD), Sustainable Environmental De

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    The Mission of EA SusWatch to catalyze and mobilize civil society in Eastern African to exert accountability from governments and international development institutions.

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    The mandate of EA SusWatch is “monitoring and advocating for the effective implementation of national and regional obligations to International agreements and other arrangements for sustainable develo

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Stories by the Citizens:

Uganda History on Forests Dies Away

According to the poverty eradication action (2004/5 -2007/8) forests in Uganda used to provide an annual economic value of $360m (6% GDP). Diagnostic study on small and medium forest enterprises in Uganda (2009). The rate at which tress are being destroyed is quite high. In remote areas of Masaka, fuel powered machines are being heard every day and night cutting down trees.
Kenyans and Tanzanians have a slogan “KATA MTI PANDA MTI”, “PANDA MTI KATA MTI”. . Read More - Download »

 

“Wetlands and Agriculture: Partners for Growth", Nature Palace Foundation’s Experience

In the face of climate change the role of wetlands in supporting agriculture (crop farming, animal husbandry, and aquaculture) is very fundamental. When rains fail or delay – which is becoming very common, wetlands are the only places to turn to by the local farmers. However, the main challenge is always attaining wise-use such that environmental and/or ecological functions of the wetland are not jeopardized or destroyed completely. Read More - Download »


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LVEMP II Project

EA SusWatch is currently implementing the LVEMP II Civil Society Watch Project that seeks to lobby and advocate for realization of results-based performance from the Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project (LVEMP II) and implementation of the East African Climate Change Policy (EACCP, April 2011). Read More about LVEMP II - Click!

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