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Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project

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

NEWMAP: BENEFICIARIES ENJOY LIVEIHOOD ENHANCEMENT

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

UPDATES ON THE ONGOING IMPLEMENTATION MISSION IN ABIA STATE

Dateline 14th June, 2016 Umuaiha The Nigeria Erosion and WaterShed Management Project (NEWMAP) Task Team currently on a supervision mission to NEWMAP partner states was at the Government House Umuahia Abia State on an Advocacy Visit to the state government. Receiving the team at the government house Umuaiha, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State in company of…
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June 15, 2016 0

JOINT IMPLEMENTATION MISSION TO STATES

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 Holds 2nd National Leadership Program / Training

Recently, the World Bank Nigeria office organized a leadership training for the staff of Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) at Barcelona Hotel, Abuja. This session to inculcate better working culture and focused output was the 2nd since the inception of the project. The essence of the leadership training was to share knowledge on…
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May 13, 2016 0

1st NEWMAP QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER PUBLICATION

Editorial Soil Erosion and degradation is one of the most serious environmental and public health problems facing human society today. Humans obtain more than 99.7% of their food from the land and less than 0.3% from the oceans and other aquatic ecosystems. However the land that holds the key to all that bothers on the…
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February 12, 2016 0