Projects & Programmes




The Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE) through the Directorate of Water Development (DWD) through DWD received funds from the World Bank to implement the Water Management and Development Project – Component 2.2 in 8 (eight) towns clustered as follows: Ngora-Nyero-Kumi, Busia Municipality, Rukungiri Municipality, Pallisa, Butaleja-Busolwe, Budaka-Kadama-Tirinyi-Kibuku, Katwe-Kabatooro and Koboko.



Currently the Water and Sanitation Development Facility (WSDF) is a Facility of the Directorate of Water Development (DWD) under the Ugandan Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE), with substantially semi-autonomous branches. The WSDF funds and implements water and sanitation facilities in all four regions in the country.


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.


Farm Income Enhancement and Forestry Conservation (FIEFOC) Programme, with the objective to improve household incomes, food security and climate resilience through sustainable natural  resources management and agricultural enterprise development in 39 districts that form the watershed area of the identified five irrigation schemes.  This project builds on the first phase of a similar project.

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.