The Joint Water and Environment Sector Support Programme (JWESSP) phase two 2018 - 2023 is a successor to the JWESSP 2013 – 2018 and builds on its achievements. The JWESSP phase two will be implemented by the Government of Uganda, represented by the Ministry of Water and Environment, with harmonised support from the water and environment sector Development Partners. The programme will help the sector to achieve its targets and improve its performance through consistent and harmonised support that is aligned to government objectives, policies and delivery modalities.
Directorate of Water Development
The Directorate of Water Development (DWD) is responsible for providing overall technical oversight for the planning, implementation and supervision of the delivery of urban, rural water and sanitation services, and water for production across the country. DWD is responsible for regulation of provision of water supply and sanitation and the provision of capacity development and other support services to Local Governments, Private Operators and other service providers. DWD comprises four(4)Departments; Rural Water Supply and Sanitation; Urban Water Supply and Sanitation, Water Utility and Regulation and Water for Production.
Water Policy Committee Recommendations.
Environmental and social assessments are necessary with a view to evaluating the current ground environmental and social status, opinion of the local communities; establish the potential social and economic benefits or negative impacts of the project.
35 Completed Solar Schemes Under Rural Water and Sanitation Department.
The importance of water and environmental resources is generally accepted; however the value of that importance in economic terms is not. Uganda’s economy is largely dependent on its stock of environmental and natural resources.
Joint Water and Environment Sector Support Programme (JWESSP) for 2013 – 2018.