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Burundi industrialists called to contribute to protecting water resources
It was during a discussion workshop on the main provisions of the water code in Burundi that was organised by the Ministry of Water, Environment, Land and Urban Planning, in partnership with the Sectoral Programme Water and Sanitation of the Federal German Republic. The water code being disseminated for the implementation of the national water policy adopted in 2009, proves that water management and use are based on 10 key principles.
Celebration of Lake Tanganyika National Day, 2012 edition
"If we do not take care, many human activities pose a threat to Lake Tanganyika," noted Mr. Gabriel Toyi, representing the second Vice-President of the Republic of Burundi, in the ceremonies of Lake Tanganyika National Day, July 22 nd each year. Dr. Henry Mwima, the Executive Director of Lake Tanganyika Authority (LTA) has recognized the efforts made by Burundi in protecting the lake and appealed to other Lake Tanganyika riparian countries (DRC, Tanzania and Zambia) to emulate the example set by the Government of the Republic of Burundi by setting aside one day to celebrate the unique and shared heritage: Lake Tanganyika.
World Water Week 2012 Jul 19, 2012 10:50 AM Stockholm - Sweden,
Welcome to the 2012 World Water Week Event Finder! This is an interactive tool to help you explore the World Water Week programme, find sessions that match your interests, and plan your time during the Week. You can use: • drop-down menus to filter the entire week's programme by theme, regional focus, time, venue, or event type. • keyword search box to find programme elements by specific terms such as convener name or topical terminology. To learn more about the different types of events, click
Lake Tanganyika Day 2012 :"Lake Tanganyika, a treasure to be protected" from Jul 20, 2012 06:00 PM to Jul 22, 2012 09:00 PM Rumonge - Bujumbura - Burundi,
Harmonisation des mesures de l’impact environnemental de l’élevage
Les directives et indicateurs communs d’évaluation permettront de mieux comprendre les impacts et d’élaborer des politiques
LTA and TNC: towards joint efforts to protect Lake Tanganyika
The collaboration area includes exploring opportunities to share resources on collaborative projects, in matters relating to fisheries management and environmental conservation through cooperative efforts.
The 7th Great Lakes of the World (GLOW) is being co-hosted by LTA and AEHMS at Bujumbura
The Lake Tanganyika Authority (LTA) and the Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management Society (AEHMS) of Canada co-hosted the 7th Great Lakes of the World (GLOW) Conference that is being held from 17th – 20th June, 2012 in Bujumbura, Burundi. The opening ceremonies were lead by Honorable Odette Kayitesi, Minister of Agriculture and Livestock of the Republic of Burundi.
The fishing pressure is an increasing threat to the sustainability of fishery resources in Lake Tanganyika
Interventions proposed for developing sustainable fisheries in this lake are such as reviewing and updating the national components of the Fisheries Management Frame Plan, developing and implementing fishing license process, improve the involvement of local communities in fisheries management, and promote sustainable fisheries alternative livelihoods.
Need for biological control of invasive plants affecting Lake Tanganyika in Burundi
The association Greenbelt Action for Environment (ACVE) and Lake Tanganyika Authority (LTA), in collaboration with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), UNOPS, and the UNDP/GEF Project, organised, on Thursday May 3 rd , a workshop on biological control of invasive plants affecting the Lake Tanganyika ecosystem in Burundi.
Think Tank Inception Meeting Formulation of African Fisheries Policy Framework from Jun 04, 2012 05:00 AM to Jun 06, 2012 05:00 PM Abidjan - Côte d'Ivoire,
A consultative inception meeting on the developement of the African Fisheries Policy Framework and its Comprehensive Reform Strategy. The meeting will be hosted by the African Union InterAfrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) and the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency (NPCA)

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