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Every year, Nile Basin Discourse Forum (NBDF) Rwanda holds a General Assembly (GA) meeting for its membership. This year’s AGM was held on the 17th August 2021 at Nobleza Hotel in kicukiro, Kigali; with 45 out of 47 member organisations in attendance.In the capacity of the Guest of Honour, the assemby was graced by the Nile Technical Advisory Committee (Nile-TAC) member for Rwanda Ms. Jacqueline Nyirakamana who is also the Chair of the Regional Nile-TAC. The roles of the General Assembly as...
Youth are targeted because they are the biggest proportion of the population, they are a better resource to mobilise and are key drivers for change. Lake Rweru is an important Rwanda – Burundi transboundary water body with a wide biodiversity. It feeds the Akagera River, which feeds into Lake Victoria and the Nile through the Rusumo rapid falls. Lake Rweru is as well...
Water management is one of activities that have been attracting attention of different development actors especially those involved in agriculture, Water resources management, and environment protection among others. In Rwanda, one of NBDF Rwanda’s member’s Rwanda Development Organization (RDO) has been supporting small scale farmers in Nyagatare District for effectively harvest rain water for human and animal consumption and irrigation. In February 2021, RDO organized a three day field...
On August 19th every year, the World celebrates the International Humanitarian Day and pays tribute to Humanitarian aid workers assisting people in conflict crisis and mobilizes support to those affected by disasters. On this particular Day, Nile Basin Discourse also pays tribute Sustainable Development and Humanitarian Action (SDHA), a Rwanda based member organization involved in Humanitarian action and sustainable development. SDHA is member of Nile Basin Discourse Forum...
Nile Basin Discourse Forum Rwanda (NBDF) attended the Second Stakeholder Advisory Network (SAN) Committee Meeting held in Washington, DC April 18-19, 2018. The Stakeholders Advisory Network on Climate Finance (SAN) was launched in November 2016 to “advance the engagement of broader non-state stakeholders in the Climate Investment Funds and other climate finance institutes at the country, regional and global levels.”   It was initially overseen by a steering committee of five members from...
  From 19-29 March,2018,the Nile Basin Discourse Forum Rwanda (NBDF) and Partners trained farmers on Climate Change- Impacts & Adaptation for  sustainable agriculture  in Bugesera District.  The training is part of the project entitled “Promoting Sustainable Agriculture in a Changing Climate in Bugesera District. The training was organized in partnership with Rwanda Environmental Conservation Organization (RECOR), the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological (SMHI) Nordic Climate Facility...
  NBDF Rwanda at the representation of the National Coordinator participated in the Environment and Sustainable Business Development Dialogue. The Dialogue organized by ARCOS and GIZ in collaboration with the Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA), the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), and Rwanda Water and Forest Authority (RWFA) through its Water for Growth Rwanda (W4GR) Programme focused on “Leveraging adaptation opportunities, involving the private sector in...
  The National Discourse Forum - Rwanda (NDF- Rwanda) is a pioneer member to the regional Population Health Environment Network (PHE) that is jointly supported by Lake Victoria Basin Commission and the East African Community secretariat. PHE was conceived as a mechanism to bring a positive influence on population growth, health and environmental conservation patterns by enhancing resilience of communities, helping balance environmental protection, natural resource use and human well-being.
  The Rwanda National Discourse Forum (RNDF) has benefitted from a 30 months funding programme from the Nordic Climate Facility to implement the project entitled: “Promoting sustainable Agriculture in Changing Climate in Bugesera District.” The project is expected to reach 8000 community members as beneficiaries in 7 sectors of Bugesera District.  The project is jointly implemented by RNDF in the Sectors of Juru, Rilima, Rweru and Kamabuye of Bugesera District and Rwanda Environmental...
The National Discourse of Rwanda (NDF Rwanda) joined the Stakeholders Advisory Network Committee (SAN) established to engage non-state actors in climate finance at national regional and global levels.The NDF Rwanda participated in World Bank’s Stakeholders Advisory Network, (SAN) meeting that focused on advancing engagement of non-state actors in climate finance at the national, regional and global levels. The workshop took place in May 13 – 14, 2017 - Bonn, Germany.Mr. John Gakumba, the...
The National Discourse Forum Rwanda conducted baseline survey in eight sectors of Bugesera District to provide information at the sector community level about some basic indicators of improved fruit tree coverage, buffer zone management, irrigation practices, land management, pest management, climate change adaptation, natural resource management, climate change awareness, information networks for weather and agricultural information which can be compared across target sectors and monitored...
The Rwanda National Discourse Forum (RNDF) with its diverse community based activities and its large scale network   of members across the country led to visibility in the country.The Chairperson of RNDF, Mr.Jean Baptiste HABIYAREMYE stresses that RNDF structure and advocacy for member organizations increased their visibility in the country. In 2015, RNDF in collaboration with its member, Rwanda Environmental Conservation Organization (RECOR), implemented the Community Based Climate Change...

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