Local innovation funds kick started Nile BDC platform activities
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The Nile Basin Development Challenge (NBDC) established local Innovation Platforms (IPs) in each of the three sites where it worked.
The platforms aimed to bring stakeholders together (government offices, NGOs, researchers and community representatives) to identify joint solutions to pressing rainwater management challenges.
But how could action be incentivized when the returns on investment in natural resource management are so long-term?
In an effort to provide incentives for stakeholder engagement, the team trialled use of a small grant fund from the CPWF.
Read the full story on the CPWF web site
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