Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD) National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) National Forestry Authority (NFA)
POLICY AND LEGAL FRAMEWORK Energy Policy, 2002
Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, 1995 Electricity Act, 1999
ACTION POINTS FOR LEGISLATORS
How should Uganda meet the energy demands of a grow- ing economy on a sustainable and efficient basis and im- prove the living standards of its people? How can Uganda develop its considerable hydro-electric potential and increase the biomass resource base vital for its fuelwood consumption? Energy development and environmental damage are in- tricately related. The energy sector has greater environ- mental impacts than most other economic sectors.11
can Uganda ensure that the environmental concerns of energy development are adequately addressed?