Category: Kano State

Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project

NEWMAP Launched in Kano: Project to expend #1.1B to tackle land degradation and enhance water Conservation in the state.

Dateline: 18/05/2017 the Nigeria Erosion and watershed Management Project was officially launched in Kano today towards land restoration and enhanced water conservation in response to the unique dry land challenges in the state The project is to intervene in nine sites in Kano as a first phase work in Erosion sites , and Water Conservation…
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May 19, 2017 0

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 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

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