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
Projects & Programmes
Joint Water and Environment Sector Support Programme (JWESSP) for 2013 – 2018
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.
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.
WASH component of European Union -Trust Fund for the Support Programme to the Refugee Settlements and Host Communities in Northern Uganda.
Final Resettlement Action Plan for WMDP
Multinational Lakes Edward and Albert Integrated Fisheries and Water Resources Management Project (LEAF) II
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.
WATER MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT PROJECT (WMDP)
35 Solar Powered Mini-Piped Water Schemes Completed
LARGE GRAVITY FLOW SCHEMES
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.
Lake Victoria Environment Management Project (LVEMP) II
Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation Initiative (LVWATSAN)
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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