Agreement Between Egypt and Uganda for Controlling the Water Hyacinth

Filename: 1998-WaterHyacinthAgreement

ED: This describes the agreement but no text for the agreement has yet been found.
"In the framework of the interest of both Egypt and Uganda to reinforce and enhance the ties of friendship and fraternity of the Nile Riparian and properly manage the Upper Nile water catchments, The two countries agreed in Cairo on 22 March 1998 that Egypt makes available an amount of 13.9 million $, to support, Uganda on grant basis. The Grant is allocated to combating and controlling the aquatic weeds, specially the water hyacinth in the outlets and inlets of lakes Victoria, Kyoga, Albert and in the Nile, through purchasing and delivering suitable equipment and machinery to the sites of concern."