The Kuru Kururu Farmers Crops and Livestock Association (KKFCLA) is implementing a project that seeks to address the impacts of climate change being faced by the farming community. Agriculture is the main economic activity of the community and this activity is dependent on rain fed water supply. Since there is no irrigation scheme and with the unpredictability of rainfall brought on by climate change, the community is taking action to secure their livelihood. The project will adopt rain water harvesting techniques combined with appropriate irrigation and crop production practices to mitigate the effects of climate change and to address sustainable crop production.
The Kaburi Village Council yesterday signed a Grant Agreement for G$3.4M with the UNDP/GEF Small Grants Programmefor the implementation of a project that would foster sustainable management of the Kaburi Village forest. The project entails training members from the village involved in timber harvesting in forest management, surveying and mapping, and directional tree felling and log conversion at stump. In addition, a five-year Harvesting Plan would be developed and adopted by the village.