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Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project

NEWMAP Holds Stakeholders Workshop on PIM Review

Stakeholders from participating MDAs at the just concluded NEWMAP Project Implementation Manual (PIM) review could not hide their approvals looking at the impressive achievements recorded by NEWMAP within the past 6 years. Stakeholders had gathered for a 4-day workshop on the review of the Project implementation Manual with the specific objective of assessing the Manual…
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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

Nigeria, World Bank holds Workshop on economic cost of environmental degradation in the Arid and semi – Arid Zones of the Country

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. The environment is naturally blessed with dynamic resources that include vegetation, water, soil and animals.…
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December 4, 2018 0

SSKE Supports NEWMAP, FADAMA with Exposure Visit to China

The provision of food security and conducive sustainable environment no doubt occupies the center focus of the present administration. This perhaps is why two major initiatives, often referred to as flagship projects on Agriculture and Environment:, the FADAMA Programme (now FADAMA III AF) and the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project(NEWMAP) have continued to help…
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September 24, 2018 0

NEWMAP kicks – off Radio Programming in the States towards public enlightenment and awareness creation

By : Adebayo Thomas Beginning from February 2017 the Project   step – up  its public awareness drive with special radio talk programme via state based radio stations in the old 7 first movers’ states of Abia, Anambra, Cross River, Ebonyi, Edo, Enugu and Imo.  This activity commenced  in Calabar Cross Rivers State before moving  to Enugu, Anambra and Imo…
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March 8, 2017 0

Climate Change Knowledge Immersion Workshop- for Parliamentarians at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja

  Participants: The workshop was attended by over 70 persons including; The parliamentarians Civil Society organization The media and General public The Line Ministries   Opening Remarks was given by Dr. Bukar Hassan, Permanent Secretary, and Federal Ministry of Environment.       Opening Statements Hon, Sam Oniogu, Chairman House committee on Climate Change applauded the climate…
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February 28, 2017 0

NEWMAP Collaborates with Federal Ministry of Environment / World Bank on Climate Immersion Workshop

  Climate Change is a defining challenge of our time. There is scientific evidence that it does exit and Africa is the most vulnerable even though the GHG emission is lower in developing countries, this is because we do not have the capacity and technology to mitigate the effect of Climate Change. Climate Resilient is…
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February 28, 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