Tuesday, October 17, 2017

LVEMPThe Principal Secretary for Environment Mr. Charles Sunkuli has expressed confidence that the World Bank will commit fresh support to the Lake Victoria Environmental Management progromme (LVEMP 11) whose second phase expires in December 2017.

Mr. Sunkuli noted that the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources had already prepared a concept note for LVEMP phase three that is under consideration for funding by the World Bank.

The World Bank provides major funding of the regional programme in the East African community countries that occupy the Lake Victoria catchment area and has already expressed commitment to support the next phase following the success of phase 11.

LVEMP involves various environmental projects around the catchment areas of Lake Victoria aimed at conservation and uplifting the standards of living for the local people.

The PS was speaking at his office when he received World Bank officials on the projects supervision who paid a courtesy call on him.

The officials included the outgoing task team leader Stephen Ling and the Incoming team leader Jian Xie. They were accompanied by the director of Programs, projects and Strategic Initiatives in the State department of Environment, Agnes Yobterick and LVEMP 11 National project coordinator Francisca Owour.

Environment Principal Secretary Mr. Charles Sunkuli with LVEMP II incoming Team Leader Jian Xie when he paid courtesy call to him

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