Banner page



Sio-Malaba-Malakisi River Basin Management Project

The Sio-Malaba-Malakisi sub-basin with a population of 4 million people is endowed with abundant natural resources which present tremendous potential for social economic development.
Read More

The Nile Equatorial Lakes Investment Programme

In order to ensure country driven multi-sector and basinwide approach to multipurpose infrastructure projects including fisheries production, irrigation development NELSAP is coordinating Nile Basin member countries to design, structure and package in-country and trans-boundary priority investment projects under the Nile Equatorial Lakes Investment Programme (NELIP).
Read More

Lakes Edward and Albert Integrated Fisheries

The Lakes Edward and Albert are part of the Rift Valley lakes shared between the D.R Congo and Uganda, with a combined basin area of 57,924 km2 – of which 33,452 km2 is in the George-Edward-Semliki sub-basin and 24,472 km2 in the Lake Albert sub-basin.
Read More
EN irrigation and drainage_0

Eastern Nile Irrigation and Drainage (ENID)

ENIDS Supports the development and expansion of more efficient irrigation systems to improve the productivity of small- and large-scale agriculture, which will lead to food security, rural employment opportunities, and a reduction in poverty  
Read More
EN Power Trade

Flood Preparedness and Early Warning (FPEW)

The project’s overall goal is to reduce human suffering caused by frequent flooding while preserving the environmental benefits of floods. The long-term goal is to establish a comprehensive regional approach for flood management
Read More

Nile Cooperation for Climate Resilience Project

Joint decisions taken by Nile Basin officials on matters relating to water resources management and development are the primary way in which countries signal their interest in the utilisation of cooperative mechanisms.
Read More

Transboundary Water Cooperation in the Nile Basin

The Nile is 6,695 kilometres long, making it the longest river on earth. Its catchment area covers around a tenth of the surface of Africa and is home to almost a quarter of the African population. For these people, the river is by far the most important source of freshwater in the region.
Read More
Transboundary Wetlands

Biodiversity Conservation and Utilisation of Ecosystems in the Nile Basin Wetlands

The Nile and its most important tributaries flow through several large wetland areas that are vital for biodiversity in the region. These wetlands provide important local and regional ecosystem services regulating the level and quality of water for downstream areas, ensuring the livelihoods of the local population, etc.
Read More
Groundwater image2

Enhancing conjunctive management of surface and groundwater resources in selected transboundary aquifers

The interaction between groundwater and surface water systems (rivers, wetlands, lakes) has not been adequately considered in most trans-boundary river basin management initiatives, including the Nile basin.
Read More

Akanyaru Multipurpose Water Resources Development Project

The Akanyaru Multipurpose Water Resources Development Project that will be shared between Burundi and Rwanda is located on the trans-boundary Akanyaru River. Akanyaru River is part of the Kagera River Basin that forms part of the Lake Victoria Basin.
Read More
angololo project brief

Angololo Water Resources Development Project

The Angololo Water Resources Development Project (AWDP) is located on the trans-boundary Malaba River that is between Kenya and Uganda and it falls within the Sio-Malaba Malakisi (SMM) River Basin within the Lake Victoria sub basin. 
Read More