A collaborative agreement between REMA and UR for sponsored research under the project entitle: Research project to improve management knowledge of the Gishwati-Mukura landscape enables the offering of research grants in line with the objectives of the Landscape Approach to Forest Restoration and Conservation (LAFREC) project at REMA.
The Center of Excellence in Biodiversity and Natural Resources Management (CoEB) is collaborating with the LAFREC project to demonstrate landscape management for enhanced environmental services and climate resilience in the Gishwati-Mukura Landscape, a priority landscape for Rwanda and the region. The CoEB is well positioned to become a key technical partner with REMA and LAFREC to implement the research component of this project. The CoEB is a knowledge management center consisting of a consortium of governmental and non-governmental environment-related research and higher learning institutions called nodes, coordinated by a central hub located at University of Rwanda. The mission of the Center is to enhance the knowledge of biodiversity and natural resource management for sustainable development.