Thursday, 11 December 2008

Elders informed of Nile Basin development

From Daily News, Dar es Salaam

Mara Regional Commissioner Issa Machibya has urged people living in Nile basin to join efforts being made internationally to protect the area against environmental destruction. Opening a one-day workshop for elders from Kagera, Mara and Mwanza, the RC urged the participants to use their knowledge, experience and influence to enhance the on-going- campaign against environmental hazards and other challenges facing the Nile basin, which is shared by equatorial African countries.

The elders most of them senior retired civil servants met at Afrilux Hotel in Musoma where they were informed of Nile basin development, the move that sought to enlist their participation. The workshop was organised by the national Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) office.

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