Thursday, May 10, 2012

Rwanda Initiative for Sustainable Development signs contract with Embassy of the Netherlands on “Civil Society Contribution to the Effectiveness of Rwanda Land Reform"

Rwanda Initiative for Sustainable Development (RISD) recently signed a contract with the Embassy of the Netherlands to implement a three year project called “Civil Society Contribution to the effectiveness of Rwanda Land Reform”.

The project will be implemented in 48 Sectors selected from 10 Districts representative of all Provinces in Rwanda. Through specific training, about 1920 local leaders at Sector level will benefit directly from this project while indirectly the project will reach out to a population of 2.810.308 million in the respective 10 Districts.

The intervention aims at contributing to the effectiveness of the Rwanda Land Reform implementation process towards poverty reduction and sustainable peace in the country. RISD will implement this project in partnership with LandNet Rwanda Chapter member CLADHO (Collectif des ligues et associations de défense des droits de l’homme) 

This project will be implemented through contributions of the Embassy of the Netherlands,the German Development Cooperation GIZ and the Dutch NGO ICCO.

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