‘Sebeya Landscape Restoration & IWRM’ project action plan revised

The participants from Rubavu, Ngororero, Nyabihu, Rutsiro districts and different partners have gathered in a five-day workshop to revise the action plan for ‘Sebeya Landscape Restoration & IWRM’ project.

This planning workshop took place in Rubavu District, from 15th to 19th January 2019, where it was organized by the Rwanda Water and Forestry Authority in partnership with Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Rwanda.

“This project will impove livelihoods and conservation benefits in Sebeya and other catchments from restoration and improved natural resources management,” explains RWFA DG Prime Ngabonziza.

He remarks that the project will be implemented through community approach to ensure the ownership and sustainability and to ensure community participation, its implementation will be guided by Village Lannd Use Plans which are at the heart of the project to foster real community ownership and sustainability where these results are developed through intense consultation with community.

The main objective of the workshop was to speed up the implementation of Sebeya Landscape Restoration & IWRM’ project as agroforestry activities have kicked off in all concerned districts.

Teams have discussed the implementation challenges and finalized the draft action plans that will guide the implementation as well.