Hydropower in Uganda
Developing countries are defined by their lack of infrastructure and lowered quality of living. In this context, energy becomes increasingly important when attempting to improve either the living standard or the infrastructure. If more of the population can access energy sources, the population has an increased chance for literacy as well as survival. Uganda has been exploring many energy options within its borders, the most prevalent being hydropower. In this paper I will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of hydropower to the environment, society, and economy of Uganda.