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.
Projects & Programmes
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
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.
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)