Ministry of Water and Environment, Uganda


  • Type Direct (National)
  • Date of accreditation 07 Jul 2019

The Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE) of Uganda is a national entity responsible for promoting and ensuring rational and sustainable utilisation, development and effective management of water and environmental resources for the socioeconomic development of Uganda. MWE has implemented policies and programmes in line with Uganda’s nationally determined contributions and the objectives of the National Development Plan (2015–2020), which include: increasing access to quality safe water and sanitation facilities for rural and urban areas; improving the assessment, monitoring, planning regulation and quality management of water resources; and improving weather and climate change management.

Accreditation timeline

Accreditation term 1

08 Apr 2021 - 07 Apr 2026

Accreditation date

07 Jul 2019

AMA execution date

13 Aug 2020

AMA effectiveness

08 Apr 2021

Term end date

07 Apr 2026

Entity details

  • Size
    • Micro
    • Small
    • Medium
    • Large
  • Environmental and social risk category
    • Category C
    • Category B
    • Category A
    • Intermediation 3
    • Intermediation 2
    • Intermediation 1
  • Fiduciary standards
    • Basic
    • Project management
    • Grant award
    • On-lending/blending:
    • Loan
    • Equity
    • Guarantee
    • Blending


Mr. James Kaweesi

Assistant Commissioner
Mr. Alfred Okidi

Permanent Secretary