Presidential Decree No. 126/17 approving the National Water Plan
This National Water Plan (NAP), is a document that defines integrated and articulated, guidelines and strategies related to water resources management, inventory of significant issues, definition of planning scenarios and the definition of short, medium and long-term measures and actions for the water cluster in Angola. It has four main action lines which focus on promoting investment in the 'water cluster' of the country, strengthening institutional capacities and developing public-private partnerships.
The water plan presents a biophysical, economic, social, legal, environmental and institutional characterisation of the water sector in Angola. In addition, it focuses on: identifying and quantifying the different uses of water, characterising water resources in quantity and quality at the national and regional level, make a hydric balance at the national and regional level, identifying situations of water stress and possible conflicts related to water use, assess the impact of climate change on water resources, and define a financial program for the short (2017), medium (2025) and long-term (2040).