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Lake Kivu at sunset under a tranquil sky
Lake Kivu
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Finalizing the Kivu-Rusizi Intervention Plan to Enhance Climate Change Resilience for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
Grantee Name: 
Association pour la Conservation de la Nature au Rwanda
HOTSPOT
Eastern Afromontane
AMOUNT
US$76,297
DATES
Feb 2016
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Jun 2017
KEYWORDS
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Eastern Afromontane
AMOUNT
US$76,297
DATES
Feb 2016
-
Jun 2017
KEYWORDS

Conduct an innovative study into the origin of sediments in Lake Kivu, which straddles the border between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and the Rusizi River, as part of broader efforts funded by both CEPF and the Macarthur Foundation and being implemented by multiple partners, including The Nature Conservancy. Identify primary sources of erosion and develop a monitoring system that forms part of a climate resilient altitudinal gradient plan for the river basin.No final report available for this project.

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.