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Emily Lubega Maria Mutagamba is a Ugandan politician. She is the Minister of Water and the Environment. She is also the Member of Parliament (MP), representing Rakai District Women in the Uganda Parliament.



She was born in Rakai District on September 05, 1952.[1]


Maria Mutagamba holds a Bachelors of Arts (BA) degree in Economics, from Makerere University, obtained in 1976. She also holds a Diploma in Computer Programming from the ICL Computer School, in Nairobi, Kenya, obtained in 1980 and a Certificate in Executive Leadership from the John F. Kennedy School of Government, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, obtained in 1997.[2]

Work Experience

She served as a banking officer, with the Bank of Uganda, between 1976 and 1980. She served as a Director of the Bank of Uganda, from 1991 until 1999. She was a Constituent Assembly delegate between 1994 and 1995. Between 1999 and 2000, she served as the Deputy Secretary General of the Democratic Party. In 2000, she was appointed Minister of State for Water Resources, a position she held until 2006 when she was appointed Minister of Water and the environment, a position she holds until today.

Other responsibilities that Maria Mutagamba has include:

  1. President, African Ministers Responsible For Water (AMCOW), (2004 - Present)
  2. Coordinator, Global Women Leaders Forum for Water and Sanitation (2005 - Present)
  3. Member, Nile River Council of Ministers (2001 - Present)
  4. Vice Chairperson, United Nations Task Force on Integrated Water Resource Management
  5. Proprietor, Green Point Enterprises.[3]

Personal details

Maria Mutagamba is married. She is reported to enjoy reading, gardening and travel.

Parliamentary duties

Maria Mutagamba sits on the following parliamentary committees:

External links

See also




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