The leading centre of
excellence in research and development in water and sanitation.
The Appropriate Technology Centre for Water and Sanitation was
established by the Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE) in 2010 to
undertake applied research, development and promotion of Water,
Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) appropriate technologies in Uganda. The
Centre operates under five key objectives that is to;
- Undertake innovative applied research and development on appropriate technologies and approaches for water and sanitation.
- Carry out capacity building for sector actors.
up the profile of appropriate technology for sustainable water supply
and sanitation options by popularizing the appropriate technology
- Accelerate public/private investment through innovative financing mechanisms and demonstration of acceptable innovative.
- Continuously identify challenges facing the adaptation of appropriate technology in the water and sanitation sector.