At NEWMAP, Our Mission is to address on a multi-dimensional scale the menace of gully erosion in the south east as well as land degradation in the North.
The Project Development Objective (PDO) of NEWMAP is to reduce vulnerability to soil erosion in targeted sub catchment.
Latest NewsNEWMAP is a success story- Maria Sarraf World Bank Practice Manager, Environment and Natural Resources Management Dr. Maria Sarraf, recently commended the staff and management of Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) for effectively executing the project and making it a success story in the country. Maria made the commendation in Abuja during her maiden visit to the Minister of Environment, Surveyor Suleiman Zarma. The practice manager who led the World Bank team to brief the minister on NEWMAP and West Africa Coastal Areas Management (WACA) Programme, attributed NEWMAP’s feat to the hard work of its staff. According to her, “The World Bank and Ministry of Environment have long time partnership. As World Bank, if we want to give example of what we do in the environment in West Africa, we will give example of NEWMAP as success story.” Responding, Zarma, who thanked the World Bank for investing in the people and the nation’s environment, said that NEWMAP had gone a long way in addressing ecological problems in the country. Learn More
$ 508 M + Additional Funding $400M USD
20 NEWMAP STATES3 Million + Beneficiaries
Latest NewsJoint Supervision Mission on NEWMAP heralded with RESULTS’ MARKETPLACE A joint World Bank (WB), Federal Government of Nigeria and Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations Mission to the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) commenced from March 14 2019. The Mission which is still ongoing will round up by 29th March 2019. As part of the itinerary of the Mission the World Bank Practice Manager met with critical stakeholders’ Ministry, Departments and Agencies (MDA’s) as well as the Hon Minister Federal Ministry of Environment Surv. Suleiman Hassan. In addition, she was at the exhibition of NEWMAP approach to degraded sites intervention and success story tagged NEWMAP RESULTS’ MARKETPLACE held at the Ladi Kwali Hall Sheraton Hotel and Towers on Friday 15th March 2019.
Stakeholders from participating MDAs at the just concluded NEWMAP Project Implementation Manual (PIM) review could not hide their approvals looking at the impressive achievements recorded by NEWMAP within the past[…]Read more
A joint World Bank (WB), Federal Government of Nigeria and Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations Mission to the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) commenced […]Read more
Nigeria, World Bank holds Workshop on economic cost of environmental degradation in the Arid and semi – Arid Zones of the Country
The World Bank, in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Environment, commissioned a study on “Assessment and Analysis of Economic Cost of Land Degradation and Hotspot Mapping” for a range[…]Read more
The provision of food security and conducive sustainable environment no doubt occupies the center focus of the present administration. This perhaps is why two major initiatives, often referred to as[…]Read more
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