IFAD-Mt.Kenya East Pilot Project (MKEPP)

Development of River Management Plans for Tungu River in Meru South District.

The objective of the assignment was to develop the River Basin Management Plans, that provided a forum for the participation of the communities and relevant stakeholders in developing guidelines relevant to each river basin to act as an implementation guide for activities that would restore the river basin to its optimum operation levels. The RBM plans facilitated and guided any development plans that would ensures River Basin and Catchments areas are protected, environment restored and conserved; appropriate developments are promoted that ensures efficient and effective use of the natural resources sustainably for increased crop production, increased income levels to households and reduced pollution of the water bodies.

(Completed August 2007)