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2017-09-11 | News

Aloyce Hepelwa from EfD Tanzania will participate 5th Nile Basin Development Forum (NBDF) in Kigali

Dr. Aloyce Hepelwa EfDTanzania research fellow will participate to the 5th Nile Basin Development Forum (NBDF) that will take place in Kigali, Rwanda from 23 to 25th October, 2017 at Kigali Marriott Hotel. The Forum is organized by Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) in collaboration with the Government of Rwanda and in partnership with Development Partners (BMZ/GIZ, BMU/GIZ and World Bank).

The Nile Basin Development Forum is a biennial Science-Policy dialogue that brings together various stakeholders including government officials, academia, policy and decision makers, researchers, civil society,  private sector, River Basin Organisations as well as Development Partners from across the Nile Basin and the World to deliberate and build broad consensus on the Nile Cooperation agenda. This year’s forum will be held under the theme “Investing in Nile Cooperation for a Water Secure Future”.

Dr Hepelwa will present a paper titled “How healthy is the Lake Victoria Ecosystems Goods and Services? Gender – Ecosystem- Poverty linkage Perspective”

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