Projects & Programmes

DPO for Covid-19

DPO for Covid-19 Quarantine Centres

A Development Policy Operation (DPO) funded by the World Bank aimed at supporting the Government to address the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic outbreak. The Ministry of Water and Environment is to benefit from this DPO through an ensured continuous and steady supply of water to health facilities and COVID-19 Quarantine Centres across the country during this COVID-19 pandemic lockdown.  Attached is the list of the health facilities and COVID-19 Quarantine Centres across the country.

IFPA-CD PROJECT

The Government of Uganda has designed the “Investing in Forest and protected Areas for Climate Smart Development Project”, (The Project), that will be financed by the International Development Association (World Bank) and Government of Uganda.  Preparation of The Project is led by the Ministry of Water and Environment, together with the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, Uganda Wildlife Authority, and the National Forestry Authority.

Resettlement Policy Framework(RPF)

DISCLOSURE OF RESSETTLEMENT POLICY FRAMEWORK (RPF) FOR THE IRRIGATION DEVELOPMENT AND CLIMATE RESILIENCE PROJECT (IDCRP)

Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE) with support from the World Bank is preparing the Irrigation Development and Climate resilience project.  The development objectives of the proposed project is to increase agricultural productivity and institutional capacity for irrigation service delivery in targeted areas of Uganda.

JWESSP 2018-2023

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

ICRP

ICRP DOCS

The Government of Uganda (GOU) through Ministry of Water and Environment is preparing the Irrigation Development and Climate Resilience Project (IDCRP) designed to assist the GoU increase the area under irrigated agriculture. The project will contribute to improvement of farm incomes, rural livelihoods, food security and climate resilience, sustainable natural resources management and agricultural enterprise development.

EURECCCA

The Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Water and Environment and through the Directorate of Water Resources Management received funding from Adaptation Fund and Sahara and Sahel Observatory to implement the Enhancing Resilience of Communities to Climate Change through Catchment Based Integrated Management of Water and Related Resources in Uganda(EURECCCA project)in the Catchments of Awoja, Aswa and Maziba respectively.

LEAF II

MULTINATIONAL LAKES EDWARD AND ALBERT INTEGRATED FISHERIES AND WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT (LEAF II) PROJECT

Overall Project Objective: “is to sustainably increase the lakes’ fish productivity by promoting good fish capture and management practice, restoration of the lakes catchments and improvement of water quality on the shared lakes’ water resources.

Project Components

REDD+

REDD+  is an acronym for Reducing of Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation. The plus sign (+) stands for the role of Conservation, Sustainable Forest Management and Enhancement of Carbon Stocks (REDD+). The (+) enhances the land’s capacity for carbon storage through activities that improve forest health. In addition to carbon stocks being protected by avoiding forest damage and or clearing of entire forests, measures such as better forest management, conservation, restoration, and afforestation also increase carbon stocks.

WfP Centers

Water for Production (WfP) Centers for Eastern, North, Central and South West, for provision of water for productive use in livestock and aquaculture, while mitigating the effects of climate change through modern irrigation technology by establishing regional implementation and back-up support units in Mbale for Eastern Uganda and Karamoja Sub-region; Lira for Northern, West Nile and Upper Central Sub-Regions; and Mbarara for Lower Central Sub-Region and Western Uganda. Each of these is considered a separate project with a distinct code in the PIP.

SPGS III

Sawlog Production Grant Scheme Phase III (SPGS)

Objective: To increase incomes of rural population through commercial tree planting by medium and large scale private sector actors and the local communities, while at the same time helping to mitigate climate change effects through intensive afforestation.

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