Author: NEWMAP

Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project

1st NEWMAP QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER PUBLICATION

Editorial Soil Erosion and degradation is one of the most serious environmental and public health problems facing human society today. Humans obtain more than 99.7% of their food from the land and less than 0.3% from the oceans and other aquatic ecosystems. However the land that holds the key to all that bothers on the…
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February 12, 2016 0

NEWMAP Stakeholders retreat

Recently, stakeholders on NEWMAP went on a retreat (26th January – 4th February 2016) to take activities and see how best to achieve the project development objectives (PDO). Below are some of the presentations during the MTR. Agreed Presentation Group 3 Support to North East and Lake Chad Final Final MTR Group 6 Report  Final…
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February 5, 2016 0

The Honourable Minister of State for Environment, Mr. Usman J. Ibrahim flags-off first NEWMAP Mid Term Review (MTR) in Enugu State

                                   NIGERIA EROSION AND WATERSHED MANAGEMENT PROJECT (NEWMAP)                                                              …
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January 27, 2016 0

WORLD BANK TO ASSIST ANAMBRA STATE WITH A STORM WATER MASTER PLAN

  The World Bank and the Special Climate Change Fund(SCCF) is to assist the Government of Anambra State to address the incessant flooding in Onitsha with an Onitsha Storm water Master plan, under the programme of the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project(NEWMAP). This was disclosed today at a meeting between the Honourable Commissioner for…
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November 18, 2015 0

PRESS RELEASE ON LEADERSHIP TRAINING ORGANIZED BY THE WORLD BANK FOR NEWMAP

      PRESS RELEASE FG COMMITTED TO REDUCING LAND DEGRADATION The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Environment Mrs. Fatimah Nana Mede has assured of Governments’ commitment to eradicate land degradation in the Country. Mrs Mede stated this today, in Abuja, at the ongoing Leadership Programme organized by the World Bank Nigeria office, for the…
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October 26, 2015 0

Newmap holds workshop on Strategic Communication

  Analysts have opined that the most vital key to successful implementation of any project is the vibrancy and efficacy of the Communication component. This is because Communication   is an essential tool of cross ideology; negotiation community mobilization and sensitization. It is also an integral part of information dissemination, enlightenment and education. For the Nigeria…
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July 30, 2015 0

JOINT FGN/WORLD BANK IMPLEMENTATION SUPPORT MISSION TO NEWMAP STATES

Recently, a joint enhanced implementation support mission for the Nigeria erosion and watershed management project commenced from 11th to 23rd May 2015 involving the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN), represented by the Federal Project Management Unit (FPMU) and the World Bank (WB). The mission took the team through the 1st mover states beginning with Enugu State…
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July 6, 2015 0