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View of Lake Kivu in the distance over wooded hills
Land use around Lake Kivu, Rwanda
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Building Capacity of Farmers’ Associations for Land Use Planning and Conservation of Lake Kivu Landscape, Rwanda
Grantee Name: 
Association Pour la Promotion des Etudes d'Impacts Environnementaux au Rwanda
HOTSPOT
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$20,000
DATES
May 2015
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Apr 2016
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$20,000
DATES
May 2015
-
Apr 2016

Engage 156 members of cooperatives and farmers' associations and 104 local and opinion leaders along the shores of Lake Kivu, a freshwater key biodiversity area in Rwanda, to participate in land use planning and biodiversity conservation by providing training in land use planning, environment and biodiversity protection, watershed management, climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies, and energy management.

Strategic Direction: 1 Mainstream biodiversity into wider development policies, plans and projects to deliver the co-benefits of biodiversity conservation, improved local livelihoods and economic development in priority corridors.