Category: FPMU

Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project

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

NEWMAP Coordinator Bags Environmental Protection Award

Dateline: 9th August, 2016. The Environment Outreach Magazine, an environment and Development newsmagazine conferred a special Award on environmental protection to Mr. Salisu Dahiru, National Project Coordinator, and NEWMAP   The Award, tagged “2016 Environmental Protection and Support Award” was in recognition of the positive impact and success recorded by NEWMAP across the intervention sites…
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August 9, 2016 0

Hon. Minister of State Environment Flags-off NEWMAP Training on Catchment Planning and Management.

The Honourable Minister of State Environment, Mr. Ibrahim Usman Jibril has urged participants to leverage on the catchment planning and management training for successful project implementation. The Minister stated this on Monday, 1st August 2016 in Anambra state during a media mission to Anambra and Enugu states to create awareness on NEWMAP activities and verify…
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August 2, 2016 0

NEWMAP World Environment Day 2016 Commemoration Stories

Recently the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project(NEWMAP) in collaboration with Aries Concept the project’s communication firm, held series of activities to mark this year’s  World Environment Day in the 1st mover states of Abia, Anambra, Cross ‎River, ‎Ebonyi, Enugu, Edo and Imo,  between 6th and -10th June 2016. World Environment Day(WED) is observed every…
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July 29, 2016 0


One the objectives of Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project is to enhance the livelihood of the affected communities and those who live within the shadows of the gullies based on Sub component 1C of the project. The Alternative livelihoods program is meant to increase incomes for rural households from improved agricultural and forest practices…
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July 28, 2016 0

NEWMAP Delivering Project Development Objectives (PDO)

Three years and more, NEWMAP has continued to impact positively on the lives of many in and around the project sites and states. Currently civil works in the first 21 gully erosion sites across the first mover states of Abia, Anambra, Cross River, Ebonyi, Edo, Enugu and Imo are at advance stages of completion after…
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July 28, 2016 0


A joint implementation support mission of the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) recently took place between June 6th and 17th 2016, involving the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN)/Federal Project Management Unit (FPMU) and the World Bank (WB). The mission took the team through the 1st mover states beginning with Edo and ending with Cross River…
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June 15, 2016 0

NEWMAP Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF)

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May 20, 2016 0


      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