Bambui Natural Resources Inventory

Within the Bambui Fondom there has never been a study of the existing natural resources, nor a strategy defining their sustainable use and how to deal with possible climate change effects. It is thus very urgent and relevant to conduct thorough research on the identification of the existing water resources, forest and wildlife within the area. Such study would certainly provide information for the community in terms of possible alternatives solutions for energy generation.

Objective: To elaborate a global strategic plan taking in consideration data recovered from identifying the available water catchments, spring Catchments, watersheds and virgin forests; identifying alternative green energy solutions; from identifying BAWA’s water systems, storage, distribution and filtration system; from measuring the caudal of each stream and spring by season and all the watershed protected areas; and from analysing the water quantity and quality in the natural resources and in the BAWA main distribution system.


Head of Programme: Mariana Matoso
Project Team Leader: Teresa de Sousa
Project Assistant: Martin Findley
Sector Coordinator: Prince Tabifor Aloysius
Applicant: Bambui Water Authority ( BAWA)
Local Partners: Bambui Village Council (BVC), Bambui Cultural and Development Association (BACUDA)
Other Partners: Engineers Without Borders (EWB), UK
Cost: £6,650
Community Funds: Transport and Labour
Other Funds: Reignite Action for Development
Progress: Completed
Timeline: 6 Months

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