NEWMAP tackles Erosion in Kogi State: Supports multi-billion Naira Erosion works in Olamaboro and Okene LGA’s

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Kogi Government and Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) recently signed a multi-billion naira contract for the stabilization, reclamation and channeling of Adumu and Agassa erosion sites in Olamaboro and Okene local government areas. The agreement signed by Kogi...

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Nasarawa State Government to explore further partnership with NEWMAP in the area of Stormwater Management

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The Nasarawa State Government has promised to swiftly tackle the menace of Erosion and Stormwater flow in the state. Governor Abdullahi Sule stated this in Lafia, capital of Nasarawa state when he received in audience the NEWMAP team and His Royal...

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NEWMAP begins intervention in Urualla: “it’s a new era of partnership”- Ihedioha

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Dateline 11th July 2019: Owerri, Imo State Nigeria: Rt. Hon Emeka Ihedioha flagged –off implementation activities to address the Umuomeji, Umuturu, Ezemazu, Urualla gully erosion site with a ground breaking ceremony, held at Urualla in Ideato North Local Government Area...

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Population pressure, deforestation, bush burning, over grazing and inappropriate irrigation partly contributes to land degradation- Salisu

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Nigeria loses between 450,000 and 600,000 hectares of forest to deforestation annually to rank among the countries with the highest rate of deforestation in the world. The National Coordinator, Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project, Dr Salisu Dahiru, disclosed this...

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Avoid Blockage of Water Channels, NEWMAP Cautions Erosion/Flood Prone Communities

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The Delta State Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) has cautioned erosion and flood prone communities in the state against doing anything that will obstruct the free flow of surface water to discharging points when it rains. The Project...

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