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Community / Land projects / Upper Tana Catchment Natural Resource Management Project (UTaNRMP)

Upper Tana Catchment Natural Resource Management Project (UTaNRMP)


05/12 - 06/20


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The goal of the project is to contribute to the reduction of rural poverty in the Upper Tana River catchment through increased sustainable food production and incomes for 205,000 poor rural households, as well as sustainable management of natural resources. On land and natural resource governance, the project will develop and implement community action plans for livelihood improvement and sustainable NRM, it will provide support to Water-Resource Users’ Associations (WRUAs) to help them fulfil their responsibilities to protect and manage water resources, resolve water use conflicts and improve the availability/quality of water. It will also support the establishment of Community Forest Associations and support them in entering into co-management arrangements with forestry authorities for various forest reserve areas and it will support the use of participatory planning and mapping processes and develop the GIS and mapping capacity of 6 Counties.