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Kirehe Community-based Watershed Management Project (KWAMP)


04/09 - 06/16


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The grant aims to reduce rural poverty in Kirehe District, which is to be evidenced by a steep improvement in household food and nutrition security, asset ownership and quality of life indicators among vulnerable groups including woman-headed households, orphans and those living with HIV/AIDS. The immediate objectives of the project converge with the development of sustainable profitable small-scale commercial agriculture. The project aims to increase links between farmers, local markets and agricultural intensification program through irrigation scheme and value chain development. The project also supports the regularisation of land tenure in Kirehe district. On land and natural resource governance, the project aims to increase the capacity of government and other community institutions to ensure effective water and land use management and planning that will enable agricultural intensification through watershed planning and management, regularization of land tenure and water use management.