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NEWMAP rehabilitates 300 hectares of degraded land in Kano

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The Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) in Kano state on Tuesday revealed that it has already embarked on rehabilitation of 300 hectares of degraded land across 12 frontline local governments that were been identified by the project as the most prone to erosion and desert encroachment in the state. Addressing newsmen after an inspection visit to the affected ...

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World Bank partners state govts to protect lives in erosion prone areas

World Bank partners state govts to protect lives in erosion prone areas

Vanguard reports that the World Bank, yesterday, expressed its resolve to partner with states that have keyed into the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project, NEWMAP, to protect the lives of Nigerians in erosion prone areas. According to Vanguard, the Senior Human Resource/Business Partner, Central and West Africa, in the World Bank, Mr Chude Ezinwa, made the disclosure during the ...

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NEWMAP trains communities on projects in their locality

NEWMAP trains communities on projects in their locality

The Guardian reports that the Nigerian Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) plans to embark on training of communities to ensure better monitoring and sustainability of projects in their domain. According to The Guardian, Kogi State Project Coordinator of NEWMAP, Ladi Jatto while speaking with newsmen on the development, explained that the project’s target was to bringing succor to communities ravaged by ...

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Reps urge ministry to supervise erosion

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Members of the House Committee on Environment have urged the Federal Ministry of Environment to take the core responsibility of coordinating the Nigeria Erosion Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP), maintaining that environment remains the line ministry in the implementation of the project. They argued that stakeholders have made tremendous counterpart contributions towards the success of the project. For instance, World Bank has already ...

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