The river also plays a big role in wildlife conservation as there are many species living in the Nyabarongo valley such as reptiles, several species of birds and plants varieties, etc. All these natural assets need to be protected/conserved for the benefit of the future generations.
Nile Basin Club (NBC) as a key player in environmental awareness has started training sessions in its area of operations. The first phase of this campaign will target sugarcane organized in cooperatives and water management organizations.
The first awareness meeting session has been conducted in Mageragere Sector, Runzenze Cell in which 150 sugarcane growers organized into SUFACO (Sugarcane Farmers Cooperative) and WAMOMA (Water Management Organization of Mageragere) attended