NEWMAP, others task stakeholders on disaster management
To reduce the rate of erosion and other environmental disasters in Abia State, Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) has charged stakeholders to take proactive measures in preventing and managing such incidents in the state.
‘Enugu prone to several erosion challenges’
Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi yesterday said the gully erosion threat in the state has continued to deplete landscape, damage farmlands as well as consume property, among others. Ugwuanyi, who spoke shortly after commissioning remediated erosion sites at 9th Mile Corner in Udi and Ajali Water Works in Ezeagu as well as office complex executed…
Katsina, World Bank to spend N50bn on flooding – Masari
The Katsina State Government says it is working with the World Bank to spend N50 billion to tackle erosion, desertification and flooding in the state. Gov. Aminu Masari, who made the disclosure during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said the money would be provided through the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management…
Edo secures World Bank’s support with adherence to rules
With a regime of strict adherence to rules and terms guiding the execution of developmental projects, transparency, accountability and a preference...
World Bank pledges support for NEWMAP, FADAMA
The World Bank has pledged support for Nigeria’s environment and agriculture, especially the FADAMA programme (FADAMA III AF). It also included the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP). The Country Director of the Bank in China, Harold Bedoya, disclosed this when he received a Nigerian delegation in Beijing. Bedoya explained that the bank had…
FG installs flood warning system in 10 states
The National Project Coordinator of NEWMAP, Alhaji Salisu Dahiru who disclosed when he led the Project Team to inspect the AFEWS equipment installed in Patani river bank in Delta State listed the states as Delta, Anambra, Imo, Rivers, Akwa-Ibom....
FG may seek additional World Bank funding on NEWMAP projects
The Federal Government could seek additional funding from the World Bank to implement new projects under its Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) in 12 states.
Delta spends N530m for NEWMAP erosion control
To accelerate intervention at erosion sites identified by the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP), Delta State Government has released its counterpart fund of N530 million.
Anambra commits N1 billion to erosion projects
Project Coordinator, NEWMAP, Mr. Michael Ivenso, who disclosed this in Awka, said Governor Willie Obiano-led administration reached the N1billion counterpart fund benchmark following an additional payment of N500 million for the actualization of the project.