Second phase of Lake Victoria projects kicks off next month

The second phase of the Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation Initiative will kick off in August, 2011, it has been announced. This was at a meeting of the Regional Policy Steering Committee in Nairobi on 29th-30th June 2011.

This phase covers 15 secondary towns namely: Ngozi, Muyinga, and Kayanga in Burundi; Keroka, Kericho and Isebania in Kenya; Kayanza, Nyagatare and Nyanza in Rwanda, Geita, Sengerema and Nansio in Tanzania; and  Mayuge, Kayabwe-Bukakata and Ntungamo in Uganda.

The Regional Policy Steering Committee, which was established to provide policy direction for the program, comprises representatives from the East African Community Secretariat, the five East African Countries, regional organizations and UN-HABITAT.


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