Bugoma Community Ecological Sanitation Project

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Project Title

Bugoma Community Ecological Sanitation Project

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Focus Areas

Geographic Scope

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Project Partners

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Financing

Total: $10,000;

Sources of Financing: (CWI-41)

Timeframe

2006

Status

Completed

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Description

Bugoma community ecological sanitation (BUCESAN) is a sustainable and participatory project being instituted in the parishes of Bbeta and Kagulube, Mugoye Sub County. The project is aimed at protecting international waters of Lake Vicator and effective management of local water resources, which are massively pullulated by Feacal matter due to the low latrine coverage in the parishes. The overall objective (goal) of the project (BUCESAN) is to improve the quality of livelihoods for men and women of Bbeta and Kagulube parishes through improved Household sanitation.


Notable Community Participation
The community together with SHED shall contribute to the implementation of the project the tune of US$ 946. This contribution shall include unskilled labour, land for constructing the Ecosan demonstration latrine and site clearance among others.
Capacity - Building Component
One person per parish (parish Manson) shall be selected by the community to have hands on training in ecological latrine construction. This will enable the community to easily acquire the Ecosan latrines.

A Project Management Committee of 7 members shall be elected and trained to oversee the operation and maintenance of the Ecosan Demonstration facilities.

Emphasis on Sustainable Livelihoods
The project shall essentially boost a deliberate effort to stimulate household economic development through agriculture within the parishes as wastes from the Ecosan (urine + Fecal matter) are used as manure hence, contributing towards food security.

Expected Outcomes

Achievements: Results and Impact

Lessons for Replication

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References

See also

  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Nile River Basin
  2. Village water project and drilling a vegetable area
  3. UFDA Water for Organic Farming project
  4. The Nile: Moving Beyond Cooperation
  5. Strategic Action Programme for the Integrated Sustainable Management of the Congo river Basin
  6. Ssisa Fish Farming Project 2, Uganda
  7. Shallow Well Construction in Kyebisagazi Parish, Uganda
  8. Saala Wetland Management, Uganda
  9. Promoting Transparency, Integrity and Accountability in the Water and Sanitation Sector in Uganda
  10. Nile Transboundary Environmental Action Project (NTEAP)
  11. Mainstreaming Groundwater Considerations into the Integrated Management of the Nile River Basin
  12. LLU Akadot Wetland Restoration, Uganda
  13. Kapchorwa River Bank Management and Conservation, Uganda
  14. ECOSAN Project Acomia, Uganda
  15. CDA Busimbi water and sanitation improvement Project

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