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Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project

NEWMAP holds GVB retrofitting Workshop

Dateline 17th June 2019: A 4 day Gender Based Violence (GBV) retrofitting workshop for the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project commenced with all the 21 partner states in attendance. The NEWMAP’s GBV clinic and retrofitting was initially scheduled for May 27 – 31.  Giving the sheer volume of expected participation from NEWMAP, the GBV…
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February 7, 2019 0

Joint 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. The Mission  led by Maria  Sarraf  (Practice  Manager…
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February 6, 2019 0

Federal Government of Nigeria Green Bond Series II oversubscribed

Abuja, Nigeria 11th June 2019 – The Federal Government of Nigeria through the Debt Management office has conducted a second issuance of 15 billion Naira its Green Bond series. This  was made possible with the financial and technical support by the World Bank funded  Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) as well as the…
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December 4, 2018 0

NEWMAP: tackling erosion and improving lives using the watershed concept

By: Adebayo Thomas   One of the most crucial aspects of the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Project (NEWMAP) is the watershed component. This was conceived not only to mitigate the adverse effect on soil but with an integrated approach to provide a better living condition to the people that are affected by gully erosion and…
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August 11, 2016 0