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Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project

Newmap holds workshop on Strategic Communication

  Analysts have opined that the most vital key to successful implementation of any project is the vibrancy and efficacy of the Communication component. This is because Communication   is an essential tool of cross ideology; negotiation community mobilization and sensitization. It is also an integral part of information dissemination, enlightenment and education. For the Nigeria…
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July 30, 2015 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

Mr. Salisu Dahiru NEWMAP Substantive National Project Coordinator

The month of May 2015 will be most memorable for NEWMAP Project staff not only because of the anticipated change of governance from one democratically elected President to another but also because of the transition of leadership in the position of National Project Coordinator from erstwhile NPC; Mr. C.O. Nwune to the new Coordinator Mr.…
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May 20, 2015 0

NEWMAP Presentation at 2ND SAWAP CONFERENCE, ADDIS ABABA 18TH -20TH FEBRUARY 2015

Recently NEWMAP featured in the World Bank/GEF Sahel and West Africa (SAWAP) Programme on Building Resilience through Innovation, Communications and Knowledge Services (BRICKS) Project. The Training which took place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 18th -20 February, 2015 was designed to expand the sustainable management of land and water resources in twelve sub-Saharan countries (Benin,…
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April 23, 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

Edo SG host engineering design clinic for NEWMAP gully sites

Edo State Government Host Engineering Design Clinic for NEWMAP’s Gully Sites: Commends FG Initiatives The intervention by Edo State Government in the control of gully erosion in the state has moved a step further with the successful review of the engineering designs for two of the gully sites in the state, at a six-week engineering…
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April 7, 2015 0

Interview with Hon Darius Dickson Ishaku

NEWMAP: “An innovative initiative of government under the transformation agenda”Interview with Hon Darius Dickson Ishaku In this maiden edition, the editorial team, with National Project Coordinator, met with HON. DARIUS DICKSON ISHAKU HONOURABLE MINISTER OF STATE FOR  MINISTRY of NIGER DELTA  AFFAIRS AND SUPERVISING MINISTER FEDERAL MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT, to shed light on THE NIGERIA…
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April 7, 2015 0

NEWMAP Achievements and Updates as at December 2013

NEWMAP Achievements and Updates as at December 2013


December 11, 2014 0