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Kagera

(kæˈɡɛrə)
n
(Placename) a river in E Africa, rising in headstreams on the border between Tanzania and Rwanda and flowing east to Lake Victoria: the most remote headstream of the Nile and largest tributary of Lake Victoria. Length: about 480 km (300 miles)

Ka•ge•ra

(kɑˈgɛər ə)

n.
a river in equatorial Africa flowing into Lake Victoria from the west: the most remote headstream of the Nile. 430 mi. (690 km) long.
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(53) The Kagera River Basin Organization, established in 1981, seems defunct, as its role has been superseded by the World Bank-funded Nile Basin Initiative, but its members, including Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, met recently to discuss further integration.
In towns along Lake Victoria shoreline, such as Kagera, Mara and Mwanza, fish processors are today offering to buy fish at 50% of the price they were offering in late 2003 when East Africa was doing business in Nile perch fillet exports.
In order to achieve this, the Kagera AIDS Research Project (KARP) initiated a study aimed at understanding the social cultural processes that shape the dynamics of HIV transmission in the Kagera region of Tanzania.
In particular, we rely on the most extensive of these, a study done in Kagera, Tanzania, since detailed data from that study provide a basis for our subsequent analysis of how households cope with AIDS deaths.
In 1991 the University of Dar es Salaam and the World Bank initiated a research project in Tanzania's Kagera district, among the worst-hit regions in Africa, to study the economic impact of sharply increased male and female adult mortality caused by AIDS.
By year end, Tanzania will also have two more new, though smaller mills operating in the Western districts of Kagera, bringing the total there to four.
And from Rwanda came the grisly addition of some 40,000 human corpses - war casualties that floated down the Kagera River in May 1994.
Ngarambe joined a few survivors who fled into the bush, hiding by day and trekking by night toward the Kagera River that marks the border with Tanzania.
RISKThe minister said the alert was necessary given the frequent interactions between Tanzanian and Ugandan people "via the official borders or by other, unofficial channels.Tanzania's northwestern Kagera, Mwanza and Kigoma regions were most at risk, said Mwalimu.
[24.] Okorio J Final Report on Status of Forestry and Agroforestry in the Lower Kagera, Uganda.
These problems had been mitigated from plant cell and tissue culture which has contributed greatly to plant regeneration of banana through clonal propagation, micropropagation (Cronauer and Krikorian, 1986; Diniz et al., 1999; Nauyen and Kozai, 2001; Kagera et al., 2004; Roels et al., 2005; Parveen, et al., 2008; Azam et al., 2010), somatic embryogenesis (Afza et al., 1996; Strosse et al., 2003) and protoplasts (Assani et al., 2001, 2002, 2006; Xiao et al., 2007).