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Joseph Epitu

Country Fellow


Joseph Epitu is the Commissioner Water and Environment Sector Liaison in the Ministry for Water and Environment, responsible for overall Development Partner Programme Coordination, Programme monitoring & Reporting, Project Development & Mobilization of Financing, as well as Implementation of cross cutting issues. Joseph has been active in the Water and Environment sector for the last 30 years, largely involved in capacity building and institutional strengthening of sector agencies at various levels, including CSOs, academia as well as regional/local government levels.  Since 2012, Joseph has been participating at the Conference of Parties (COP) to the UNFCCC and other related climate negotiations as a delegate representing Uganda in the Capacity Building negotiation stream.  Joseph is the National Focal Point Officer/Fellow for the current cooperative agreement between the Ministry of Water and Environment and SLYCAN Trust for implementation of activities related to climate change, sustainable development, resilience-building, risk management, stakeholder engagement, youth, and economic empowerment in Uganda.