Friday, March 9, 2012

ICCO Great Lakes sub-regional land synergy meets in Kigali to discuss progress

Since 2010, a new land dynamic called Great Lakes sub-regional land synergy was developed from an initiative of ICCO, a NGO from the Netherlands, and its partners: Rwanda Initiative for Sustainable Developement from Rwanda; Association pour la Paix et les Droits de l’Homme (APDH) and Association de Coopération et de Recherche pour le Développement (ACORD) from Burundi as well as Aide et Action pour la Paix (AAP), Fédération des producteurs Agricoles du Congo (FOPAC), Innovation, Information pour le Développement et la paix (IFDP) and Forum des Amis de la Terre (FAT) from DRC. 

The synergy is lead by RISD, which is also the LandNet Rwanda Chapter coordination agnecy and through a programmatic approach, ICCO and its members from the Great Lakes have decided to develop a comprehensive regional land program which will help to share knowledge and lessons from different partners land related work experience. 

The members of this synergy will meet from 14th to 16th March in Kigali to discuss the progress in implementation of their projects in order to identify challenges and experiences.

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