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Uganda water and environment week (UWEWK) 2021

22nd Mar 2021 to 26th Mar 2021

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Since its inception in 2018, the Uganda Water and Environment Week seeks to contribute towards the attainment of Sustainable Socio-economic Transformation and achieving Ugandan National Development Plan and vision 2040.

Uganda Water and Environment Week (UWEWK) is a weeklong event that is organised annually by the Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE) through the Water Resources Institute (WRI).

The 2021 theme is: Water and Environment security for socio-economic transformation of Uganda.

This year UWEWK2021 will look into the role water and environment resources will be play in:

  • Increasing investment in value addition to environment and natural resources products and services,
  • Promoting natural resource accounting, to improve the national income measurement,
  • Promoting research, innovation and adoption of green appropriate technology to foster sustainable use and management of water and environment resources and
  • Reducing human and economic loss from natural hazards and disasters.

IRC is involved as co-convenor, moderator and side event host. IRC Uganda country director, Jane Nabunnya Mulumba, will be the moderator in a dialogue on Water and Environment in a Creative Economy on 23 March from 10.00 - 12.45.

Read the full programme here