MKEPP is an acronym for Mt. Kenya East Pilot Project, a GOK/IFAD funded community project that aims to reduce poverty around the Mt. Kenya and the Tana River catchment basin through sustainable natural resource management practices. MKEPP has been labeled a 'Pilot Project' due to the unique nature of it's operations since its the only IFAD funded project that employs the natural resource management approach...
The Onon River, which flows through Mongolian territory into the Amur through the Shilka River, is an important catchment area forming the headwaters of the Amur/Heilong River - the longest undammed river in the Eastern Hemisphere.
The Lower Kinabatangan region is rich in biodiversity, with waterlogged and dry forests, saline and freshwater swamps, and limestone forests. It has around 1,000 plant species and 50 mammal species, including primates, many endemic to the region. The Kinabatangan River is also the source of water for Sandakan, the second-largest city in Sabah, where oil palm cultivation is its main economic activity.
The basin of the Gagas River, a fragile spring-fed river in northern India, has seen major changes over the past few decades. Dwindling tree cover has led to a marked reduction in water flows. River fish no longer form part of the local diet, and agricultural production has declined.
Lying in northeast Bangladesh, the Tanguar Haor wetland forms part of the wetland and floodplain complex of the Surma and Kushiyara river basins. About half of Tanguar Haor’s area comprises waterbodies and almost a third cropland. The wetland provides habitats for many different species of waterbirds and fish.
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Friends of the Cedar River Watershed (The Friends) is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization incorporated in 1996 and dedicated to the protection and restoration of the Cedar River/Lake Washington Watershed and all the communities within its boundaries.