Farmers living in communities around Lake Bunyonyi urged to use better farming methods to protecting the lake from silting.
Farmers living in communities around Lake Bunyonyi have been asked to use better farming methods that are aimed at protecting the lake from silting.
The call made by the Muko Sub County Chief Jared Muhwezi while opening a one day- Catchment stakeholder’s forum for Lake Bunyonyi held at White Horse Inn in Kabale Municipality.
The three year project named ” Striking a balance: Developing a Green Economy around Lake Bunyonyi” started in 2017 and it is a European Union funded project that is implemented by the African International Christian Ministry-AICM in partnership with Self Help Africa in the areas neighboring the lake.
The 2.5 billion shillings is being implemented in the five sub counties of Rubaya, Muko, Kitumba, Bufundi, Butanda and Bubare.
The Coordinator of the project Denis Mucunguzi said that they have already established seedbeds of different tree species that include Calliandra, Griveneria, passion fruits, tomato trees and Bamboo among others in different communities aimed at generating income to the members in future.