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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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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HM Environment Visits NEWMAP National Office: Commends NEWMAP’s support to Nigeria’s Green Bond project

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Surveyor Suleiman Hassan Zarma, Honourable Minister of Environment has expressed delight on the implementation of Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP).  This he stated recently during his visit to the project National Office in Abuja. The Minister was particularly...

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NIGERIA, WORLD BANK HOLDS WORKSHOP ON ECONOMIC COST OF ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION IN THE ARID AND SEMI – ARID ZONES OF THE COUNTRY

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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 of sectors in the arid and semi-arid areas of Nigeria....

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