Projet d'appui institutionnel à la Gestion de l'environnement (PAIGER)

Project Summary

Approval Date 09 Jul 2003
Signature Date 24 Sep 2003
Planned Completion Date 30 Jun 2009
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Jun 2009
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Environment
DAC Sector Code 41010
Environmental Category 3
Commitment U.A 994,365.93
Status Completion

Project General Description

The design of the Environmental Management Institutional Support Project in Rwanda results from ana analysis of environmental problems following the major population movements and their settlement in the forest ares and the drought that affected some parts of the country. It draws from the objectives set out in the programme to reduce poverty in Rwanda. More specifically, the project aims to build Rwanda’s institutional capacity to manage the environment. Accordingly, the project will diagnose the environmental situation, put in place an environmental information system and train staff of the structures responsible for the environment, the Directorate of Environmental Protection, in particular. In its approach, the project gives priority to local-level participation spotlighting the motivation and commitment of the authorities though an involvement in project implementation. To carry out its activities, the project comprises the following components: (i) capacity building, (ii) creation of database and (iii) project management.

Project Objectives

The project’s sector goal is the sustainable management of natural resources and a better protection of environment. The project has targeted the following objectives: (i) building the institutional capacity of the Directorate of Environmental Protection by training its officers and providing equipment and technical assistance; and (ii) creating a database equipped with an environmental information and statistics system (SISE).


The project beneficiaries are rural and are in particular, professional organizations, men and women’s associations as well as individual producers who will benefit from a more effective supervision from State departments and NGOs through training and sensitization workshops. In addition, the Government departments in charge of environmental management, especially the protection will also benefit from project activities.

Participating Organization

African Development Fund


IATI identifier 46002-P-RW-C00-001
Last Update 04 Dec 2020


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Geographic Location

Country Rwanda
Coordinates Location Name
-1.75 30.5 Eastern Province
-1.58333 29.9167 Northern Province
-2.16667 29.3333 Western Province
-2.33333 29.6667 Province du Sud