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This project aims at protecting national resources (forest and wildlife) in Rumbek Counties of South Sudan. The project focuses on sensitizing and educating the community on the essential roles of forest and wildlife in sustaining rural life to enable them respond overwhelmingly to forest and wildlife conservation measures. It will also directly increase total area covered by forest through tree planting. This program will also lobby for enactment of forest conservation laws at National level to ensure sustainable forest and wildlife conservation. The project will be implemented in three phases with the first phase starting in March 2006.The cost of the first phase is £5000. At the end of the programme, total area covered by forest and number of threatened wildlife is expected to double.
Causes of forest and wildlife depletion in South Sudan had been identified and will be tackled at grassroots level. The causes are:
This program therefore sets to:
The program will be monitored through RDF executive committee (comprising of Program director, Field manager, Program development officer & Finance and administration officer). Reports/updates will be send to the donor on a monthly basis. Program impact will be reviewed at the end of 6 months. Either RDF senior management or any person that might be appointed by the donor will do the impact evaluation.
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