Category: Research & Publications

Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project

ENVIROMENTAL STUDY TOUR TO BRAZIL ON CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION: WATERSHED MANAGEMENT, SOIL EROSION AND GULLY EROSION DECEMBER, 2014.

INTRODUCTION Background and Justification: Nigeria faces severe problems of soil erosion- both sheet and gully erosion- due to both natural and human causes. Over 6,000km2 of land are affected by erosion and about 3,400km2 are highly exposed. In some areas of southern Nigeria, farmland degradation has caused yield reduction of between 30% and 90%, and…
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April 23, 2015 0

ENVIRONMENTAL STUDY TOUR TO ISRAEL ON Climate Change Mitigation: Watershed Management, Soil Erosion and Gully Erosion December,2014

Background Nigeria is one of the world’s fastest growing economies and increasingly seeks to improve the management of its natural resources to help sustain, drive, and protect the quality of the growth. The cost of on-going environmental degradation (notably renewable natural resources) and associated disasters such as landslides and flooding is estimated at 9% of…
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April 22, 2015 0

NEWMAP Update/Progress Report (September 16th, 2013 – December, 31st 2014)

Federal Republic of Nigeria   NIGERIA EROSION AND WATERSHED MANAGEMENT PROJECT (NEWMAP) PROJECT ID: P124905  FEDERAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT UNIT Update/Progress Report (September 16th, 2013 – December, 31st 2014)                                                                                                      


April 17, 2015 0

NEWMAP FPMU Procurement Plan January-December 2015

NEWMAP FPMU Work Plan January-December 2015   NEWMAP FPMU Procurement Plan January-December 2015  


April 17, 2015 0

National Space Research Development Agency (NASRDA) Report

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The menace of erosion globally has a huge impact on the socio-economy of areas were they exist. This is also true for Nigeria where the high number of erosion sites, particularly in the south eastern parts of the country had severe socio-economic impacts including the loss of land, properties, biodiversity and contribution to…
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April 17, 2015 0

Resettlement action plan (Vol. 14), final report – 9th mile gully erosion sub-project intervention site, Enugu State

ABSTRACT The objective of the Erosion and Watershed Management Project for Nigeria is to restore degraded lands and reduce longer-term erosion vulnerability in targeted areas. Negative impact includes: landlessness; homelessness; joblessness; food insecurity; increased morbidity and mortality; educational loss; social displacement; marginalization; loss of access to common property. Compensation measures includes: 1) offer displaced persons…
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February 11, 2015 0

Resettlement action plan (RAP), final report – 9th mile gully erosion sub-project intervention site, Enugu State

ABSTRACT The objective of the Erosion and Watershed Management Project for Nigeria is to restore degraded lands and reduce longer-term erosion vulnerability in targeted areas. Negative impact includes: landlessness; homelessness; joblessness; food insecurity; increased morbidity and mortality; educational loss; social displacement; marginalization; loss of access to common property. Compensation measures includes: 1) offer displaced persons…
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February 11, 2015 0

Resettlement action plan (RAP), final report – Ajalli Gully Erosion Site, Nsude-Enugu

ABSTRACT The objective of the Erosion and Watershed Management Project for Nigeria is to restore degraded lands and reduce longer-term erosion vulnerability in targeted areas. Negative impact includes: landlessness; homelessness; joblessness; food insecurity; increased morbidity and mortality; educational loss; social displacement; marginalization; loss of access to common property. Compensation measures includes: 1) offer displaced persons…
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February 10, 2015 0

Environmental and social management plan, final report – Ajali Water Works gully erosion site, Enugu State

ABSTRACT The objective of the Erosion and Watershed Management Project for Nigeria is to restore degraded lands and reduce longer-term erosion vulnerability in targeted areas. Negative measures include: increased traffic; air and noise emissions; solid wastes generation and handling; effluents; use of natural resources; earth movements such as landslides, earth flow, mud flow, etc; occupational…
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February 10, 2015 0

Environmental and social management plan (Vol. 8) – Amachalla gully erosion site Awka South, Anambra state

ABSTRACT The objective of the Erosion and Watershed Management Project for Nigeria is to restore degraded lands and reduce longer-term erosion vulnerability in targeted areas. Negative measures include: increased traffic; air and noise emissions; solid wastes generation and handling; effluents; use of natural resources; earth movements such as landslides, earth flow, mud flow, etc; occupational…
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February 6, 2015 0