Efforts to Promote Environmental Conservation in Budongo-Masindi

Sub-grantee: Child Rights Empowerment and Development Organization (CEDO)

Project Title: Efforts to Promote Environmental Conservation in Budongo-Masindi

Area: Budongo, Masindi District

Child Rights Empowerment and Development Organization (CEDO) is implementing the “Efforts to Promote Environmental Conservation in Budongo-Masindi” project in Kasenene, Nyabyeya and Nyantonzi Parishes, Budongo Sub County, Masindi District. Project is addressing increased need for resources and the unsustainable pressure on the Forest Reserve through establishing, training, and monitoring 6 VSLA groups also provided with a seed fund, provision of 400 beehives to 100 households grouped in 3 clusters, and is establishing 375 hectares of umbrella tree woodlots. In addition, the project is building 100 renewable energy saving cook stoves, training 400 farmers in making briquettes, training 300 farmers in climate change adaptation and indoor pollution and associated health risks, with emphasis of dangers of using local/traditional stoves.