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27 Jun 2018
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…
2 Apr 2018
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....
31 Dec 2017
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.
16 Oct 2017
National Project Coordinator for NEWMAP, Salisu Dahiru explained at the 2017 World Space Week in Abuja that the amount was spent on resettlement of loss lands, houses, economic trees, among others.
11 Sep 2017
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.
7 Aug 2017
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.
18 Jun 2017
The decision of Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello, to key into the partnership with the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP), has rekindled hope of a successful implementation of the project in the state.
12 Jun 2017
Determined to tackle the menace of erosion, Kogi authorities have launched the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Project (NEWMAP) in the State.
2 Jan 2017
Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP), funded by World Bank will soon start intervention on nine sites in Cross River State.
21 Nov 2016
To check the intensity of global warming and deforestation across the state, Delta authorities have commenced planting of no fewer than 50, 000 trees’ in various towns ...
16 Oct 2016
Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project, (NEWMAP) has reiterated its intention to complete all the erosion sites it’s currently handling in the state soon.
10 Oct 2016
As part of its commitment to address the menace of gully erosion in southeast, the World Bank has effectively reclaimed erosion site covering more than 4,000 hectares of land in Obizi ...


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