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5th LTA Management Committee Meeting from Feb 26, 2012 07:00 AM to Feb 27, 2012 05:00 PM Kigoma - Tanzania,
The fifth meeting of the Lake Tanganyika Authority (LTA) Management Committee has been postponed from 26th to 27 February 2012, at Kigoma, Republic of Tanzania. The meeting will be attended by Management Committee members from the four Lake Tanganyika riparian countries: Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania and Zambia. The meeting agenda will be communicated soon.
Lake Tanganyika and the Greater Mahale Ecosystem
In fact, a recent survey conducted by Nature Conservancy social scientists concluded that 95% of GME households earn income from farming. Rapidly growing village populations are left with little choice but to expand their settlements and farms into the wild lands and clear forest and woodland for agriculture, fuel and timber. Steep hillsides are haphazardly farmed and the run-off, heavy with sediment, fills coastal zones and pushes near-shore fishery production—the source of 40% of the protein for local families—into decline.
Investment opportunities in Lake Tanganyika and Victoria are still limited by security and environmental threats
Come Invest in Lake Tanganyika Basin - HE President Nkurunziza
EAC Summit Chairperson urges investors to take advantage of basin’s vast potential as 1st Lake Tanganyika Basin Development Conference opens
Lake Tanganyika Basin Development Conference recommendations
Lake Tanganyika Basin Development Conference from Nov 28, 2011 06:00 AM to Nov 29, 2011 06:00 AM Bujumbura,
The Lake Tanganyika Basin Development Conference will take place in Bujumbura, Burundi, from 28th to 29th November, 2011.
The invasive Mimosa pigra is extending its range in the Lake Tanganyika ecosystem
Mimosa pigra is an invasive species in many places in Africa and is spreading.
The highly destructive invasive, Mimosa diplotricha is in Bujumbura!
Mimosa diplotricha is an invasive plant in some parts of Africa and has recently come to Burundi.
Water Hyacinth, an Invasive Plant in the Lake Tanganyika Basin
Water hyacinth, sometimes called the World’s Worst Water Weed, is becoming invasive in the Lake Tanganyika basin and on the shores and wetlands of some parts of the lake.
World Water Week 2011 from Aug 21, 2011 05:00 AM to Aug 27, 2011 05:00 AM Stockholm,
Hosted in Stockholm, Sweden

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