Final EA SusWatch Ebulletin January 2019

Uganda’s Lakes Albert and Kyoga, and River Nile have since 2013 been invaded by a new aquatic weed termed as the ‘Kariba Weed’ (Salvinia Molesta). The cover and spread of the Kariba weed has reached
alarming levels continuously affecting fish breeding and nursery grounds, water quality and quantity that in turn effect drinking water supply, hydro power generation, tourism and water transport.