One River One People One Vision

The Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program (NELSAP) is one of two investment programs under the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI). Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) is a partnership of the riparian states effective 1999; it seeks to develop the river in a cooperative manner, share substantial socioeconomic benefits, and promote regional peace and security through its shared vision... Read more

NELSAP Mission:to contribute to the eradication of poverty, promotion of economic growth, and reversal of environmental degradation” in the Nile Equatorial Lakes Region.

What we do

Water Resources Management and Development Sub-programs

Water Projects

Integrated Management of Trans–boundary Water Resources of Lakes Cyohoha, Rweru and Akanyaru Marshland Project (2010 – 2012)
The Integrated Management of Trans–boundary Water Resources of Lakes Cyohoha and Rweru and Akanyaru Marshland project (abbreviated in French as GIRET Project) was financed by the Bank through African Water Facility of the African Development Bank to the tune of Euro770,000.





Power Development and Trade Sub-program

The Power Trade and Development is one of the NELSAP Subprograms that comprises projects that are developped in line with the overall goal of NELSAP- To contribute to the eradication of the poverty and promote economic growth by increasing access to electricity in the NEL Region. The following is list of Projects that are implemented so far to achieve that aim. click on the button to find more on a project. Access to electricity is a priority for the NEL countries’ economies because it is a prerequisite to poverty reduction and economic growth.


Our Projects