Category: Imo State

Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project

UPDATE ON IMPLEMENTATION OF INITIAL 21 SITES AND TABLE OF NEW SITES

% IMPLEMENTATION OF INITIAL 21 SITES IN SEVEN (7) OLD NEWMAP STATES. S/NO                   STATE                        PROJECT SITE PERCENTAGE OF WORK DONE (%) REMARKS   1 ABIA Amuda Achara Amuzukwu Umuezeukwu 21.0 55.0 96.0 Amuda Achara is low due to redesign and contractors low capacity.   2. ANAMBRA Amachalla Omagba Onitsha St Thomas Aquinas/Neroz Plaza…
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February 2, 2017 0

NEWMAP: Restoring the landscape of degraded areas in South East Nigeria

BY Adebayo Thomas  The environment is naturally blessed with dynamic resources that include vegetation, waters, soils and animals. However the naturality of the plush vegetation, aquatic lives gets degraded, polluted and depleted courtesy of human activities. However, over the last 2 centuries, one significant dilemma of the natural environment is the sharp destruction, progressively by…
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February 2, 2017 0

NEWMAP begins Joint FGN/World Bank Supervision Mission to States

  Dateline: Calabar 24/11/2016 A joint enhanced Supervision mission for the Nigeria erosion and watershed management project commenced from Monday 21st November 2016 beginning with special meetings with the Federal Project Management Unit (FPMU). The mission involving the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN), represented by the Federal Project Management Unit (FPMU) and the World Bank…
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November 24, 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

SCREENING & SCOPING FOR TELEMETRIC INSTRUMENTATION ACCROSS HYDOLOGICAL BASINS OF ANAMBRA, IMO AND CROSS RIVER

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May 20, 2016 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

NEWMAP Commences Civil Works Activities in 21 Erosion Sites in the Seven Participating States. Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) has been paid to likely Project Affected Persons (PAP) in some of the States.

The Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) project became effective on September 16, 2013. The World Bank agreed to finance the Project with a credit of $500 million. This credit was approved in addition to fully blended grants of $3.96 million from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and $4.63 million from the Special Climate…
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April 17, 2015 0

Resettlement action plan (Vol. 8) – Eziala-Obizi gully erosion site Ezinihitte Mbaise, Imo state

ABSTRACT The objective of the Erosion and Watershed Management Project for Nigeria is to restore degraded lands and reduce longer-term erosion vulnerability in targeted areas. Negative impact includes: landlessness; homelessness; joblessness; food insecurity; increased morbidity and mortality; educational loss; social displacement; marginalization; loss of access to common property. Compensation measures includes: 1) offer displaced persons…
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January 8, 2015 0