WWF holds stakeholders’ workshop for Mara River Catchment work plan

By Lake Zone Watch Writer

The World-Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has convened a stakeholders’ workshop aiming at assessing progress of implementation, and table a work plan for the three year Mara River Catchment conservation project which is supported by USAID.

Stakeholders attending the two-day workshop in Musoma town include; participants from the Ministry of Water, district councils, environment conservation NGOs, and water users associations from six districts of Mara Region. The districts are Serengeti, Butiama, Tarime, Rorya, Musoma and Bunda.

Speaking when officially opening the workshop yesterday, a senior official from the Mara Regional Commissioner’s Office, Dominicus Lusasi ,laid emphasis on the need to ensure village executive officers and chairpersons are fully engaged in seeking solutions to water source and environment pollution in the Mara River Basin which forms integral part of Serengeti ecosystem.

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