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Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project

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 Launched in Sokoto: a timely intervention towards environmental sustainability and economic self sufficiency in the state- Says Tambuwal

  The Nigeria Erosion & Watershed Management Project crossed another Milestone on 5th April, 2017 with the Launch of the Project in Sokoto, the City of the Caliphate. Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal Commended the FG and the World Bank for this initiative, and support / assistance respectively. Rt. Hon Tambuwal said the Launch of NEWMAP…
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April 5, 2017 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


% 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