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. Project results are:

i) Integrated Management and Development Plans (IMDP) for the three water resources and Investments Profiles (IP);

ii) a Diagnostic Analysis with an environmental screening of the water-resources;

iii) three hydro-meteorological stations operational and mechanisms for data collection and sharing of the shared water resources established; iv) 40 local key actors trained in fishery management and policy, environment and IWRM principles and law implementation.For more information,Please





Power Development and Trade Sub-program

Our Projects