Objectives of the Programme

The Programme aims to achieve the following objectives by December 2014:

  • To strengthen local and district institutions to manage natural resources sustainably and build resilience to climate change
  • To facilitate and help build cross-basin and cross-sector natural resource management and planning for climate change throughout the Basin
  • To improve household and enterprise adaptive capacity through technical and material support of practical adaptation projects and activities in Basin hotspots
  • To mitigate the effects of climate change through improved forest management; and governance