Uganda’s water resource profile

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Uganda is rich in water resources and it generally has moderate water stress, except for the arid areas. However, urbanization and agricultural expansion has led to increased wetland degradation. As a result, flooding is a common occurrence due to climate change and the country stands a risk of El-Nino events. For more information on Uganda’s water profile and challenges affecting the implementation of water catchment plans, visit