AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
  • Agriculture and Agricultural Infrastructure
  • Veterinary Services and Animal Health
  • Food Safety and Food Security
  • Agribusiness Development
  • Rural Development
  • Farm Management
  • Plant Health
  • Fishery
AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
  • Agriculture and Agricultural Infrastructure
  • Veterinary Services and Animal Health
  • Food Safety and Food Security
  • Agribusiness Development
  • Rural Development
  • Farm Management
  • Plant Health
  • Fishery
AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
  • Agriculture and Agricultural Infrastructure
  • Veterinary Services and Animal Health
  • Food Safety and Food Security
  • Agribusiness Development
  • Rural Development
  • Farm Management
  • Plant Health
  • Fishery
Environment
  • Coastal & Marine Resources Management
  •  Pollution and Waste Management
  • Watershed Management
  • Climate Change
  • Forestry 
  • Water Resources
  • Management
Environment
  • Coastal & Marine Resources Management
  •  Pollution and Waste Management
  • Watershed Management
  • Climate Change
  • Forestry 
  • Water Resources
  • Management
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  • Human Resources Development
  • Labor Market Interventions
  • Local Development
  • Education
  • Health
  • Civil Society Strengthening
Social Development
  • Human Resources Development
  • Labor Market Interventions
  • Local Development
  • Education
  • Health
  • Civil Society Strengthening
Economic Development
  • Trade Development
  • Investment Promotion
  • Regional Economic Integration
  • Regional Development
  • Private Sector Development
Economic Development
  • Trade Development
  • Investment Promotion
  • Regional Economic Integration
  • Regional Development
  • Private Sector Development

Developing a Regional East Africa Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (EA FLEGT) Strategy

Country: Burundi - Kenya - Rwanda - Tanzania - Uganda

Sector(s): Environment

Date: 06/2015 - 10/2015

Client / Beneficiary: Lake Victoria Basin Commission

Financing Agency: Lake Victoria Basin Commission

Project Value: 34,600 €

Description of the project and Services provided:

The overall objective of the assignment is to develop an East Africa FLEGT Strategy that will promote the contribution of forest resources to socioeconomic development and forest product trade to spur economic integration and growth.

The specific goals are to:

  • Review forest governance structures  and identify gaps in   institutional governance ;
  • Review existing forest policies and laws and modalities for monitoring implementation and enforcements  in the EAC region;
  • Review policies and legislations on cross border trade in the EAC region 
  • Propose/develop/formulate an EA FLEGT Strategy to promote forest resource governance and development and cross border trade.

The results of the project are:

  • Proposed Legal and institutional framework
  • Existing Policy and legal framework and proposed reforms (adequacy)
  • Implimentation of awareness creation and Advocacy
  • Promotion of legal forest products trade within partner states and region
  • Implementation of knowledge and information sharing
  • Enhancing capacity building and skills development
  • Resource mobilization and Financing Mechanisms
  • Monitoring and Evaluation

The services provided are:

  • Policy advice
  • Risk assessment and risk management systems
  • Legal approximation

Subsectors of activities:

  • Trade Promotion/Marketing
  • Biodiversity/Eco systems/ Protection of Fauna and Flora/ Tropical forests
  • Climate Change
  • Park/ Forest  management/ Protected areas management/ Reserves