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Regarding ‘Environmental Protection through Expanding Lemon grass growing and Education in Uganda’, this is the fifth report of 2nd year of this project.
The Village leader emphasizing the importance of environmental protection.
This time, ‘Activity2.5 Conduct quarterly review meetings to assess progress and challenges of environmental protection regulations adherence and implementation’ were started from June 2018. This quarterly meeting is conducted total 4times.
The quarterly review meetings were intended to assess the following issues;
- Project progress in terms of achievements
- Identification of challenges
- Devising methods and strategies of overcoming challenges
- Ensuring that all communities, sub counties and district stakeholders are adequately involved in and updated on this project.
- Promoting project ownership by the communities and local government which would promote sustainability even after this project.
The Assistant chief administrative officer,
talking about the need to protect environment
|A Police officer explaining the community members |
about the laws governing environment
SORAK Director presenting achievements at review meeting
Ø Local leaders agreed to enforce laws and regulations concerning environmental protection.
Ø School representatives agreed to take on tree planting as a serious and important activity including planting fruit trees as these trees would make their schools environmentally friendly.
Ø The police gave a stern warning to all leaders and community members to go and inform the general public about the impending surveillance that would include arresting all people who were found encroaching on the environment.
Ø Leaders asked SORAK to continue providing support in form of review meetings, providing materials for tree planting and lemon grass planting, as these would lead to environmental protection and conservation.
Ø The Police together with district officers promised to print out copies of environment protection regulations and display them in the community centre.
You can find the details in the reports below,
Activity 2.5 Conduct quarterly review meetings to assess progress and challenges of environmental protection
*This project is supported by Japan Fund for Global Environment of the Environmental Restoration (JFGE) and by Environmental Restoration and Conservation Agency (ERCA)