projects were identified in Uganda, including the Nakivubo Channel Waste Water Treatment, aimed at controlling pollution from Kampala into Lake Victoria. The Tanzania - Uganda Joint Cross Border Cooperation Commission A meeting of technical officials was guided by a letter dated 6 th March, 2015 from H.E President Jakaya Kikwete to H.E President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni proposing the appointment of a Joint Cross-border Cooperation Commission to look into all border matters and the outcome of a meeting between the two presidents on 1 st March 2016 in Arusha, United Republic of Tanzania, which directed the joint meeting to also address the issue of access to water for humans and livestock. Strategic actions were developed for further consideration to address the challenges related to water and livestock along the common border between Uganda and Tanzania, as summarized in Table. Table 7.5 Strategic Actions identified by Uganda Joint Cross Border Cooperation Commission Expected Outputs Strategic Action Performance Indicators Responsibility Objective 1: Consider the modalities of providing dedicated corridors for livestock from Uganda to access the waters of River Kagera Determine corridors for Ugandans who access the Kagera River to water their livestock Sensitization of Ugandan pastoralists to use dedicated corridors to access the Kagera River Reduction in cases of alleged trespass. Ministry of Local Government - Uganda Office of the President - Uganda Streamlined livestock movement and trade across the borders Implement a mandatory livestock Identification System along the border to facilitate identification of animals and their owners during trans- boundary crossings. Implement joint animal disease control programs Ease in recovery of livestock across border Branding of livestock Review and implement the MoU signed between the two countries Licensing and regulating livestock traders across the borders and constructing a livestock border markets Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry & Fisheries Gazette fees/ fines for trespass to control extortion from persons found illegally grazing in Tanzania Recognize grazing agreements /permits between Ugandan pastoralists and land owners in Tanzania. Streamlined access to grazing land in Tanzania Ministry of Local Government/ Office of the President (RDCs/Local administration in Rakai and Isingiro Districts) Objective 2: Provision of water for human and livestock consumption
Uganda Water and Environment Sector Performance Report 2016 97 Expected Outputs Strategic Action Performance Indicators Responsibility Adequate water available to both human and livestock Exploring bulk water transfer system from Kagera system Identify the sites of the bulk water intake Carry out feasibility studies and designs Carry out construction of the bulk water system Ministry of Water and Environment – Uganda Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry & Fisheries - Uganda Construction of large dams and valley tanks
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