NIGERIA EROSION AND WATERSHED MANAGEMENT PROJECT
NIGER STATE PROJECT MANAGEMENT UNIT
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST IN THE CONDUCT OF LIVELIHOODS NEEDS ASSESMENT OPTIONS IN TWO (RAFINGORA AND HANYIN GWARI) GULLY/EROSION SITES IN NIGER STATE UNDER THE NIGERIA EROSION AND WATERSHED MANAGEMENT PROJECT (NEWMAP)
CONTRACT NO: NG NIGERSPMU-97259-CS-CQS
NAME OF PROJECT: NIGERIA EROSION AND WATERSHED MANAGEMENT PROJECT
LOAN NUMBER: IDA 51050
Nigeria erosion and watershed management project (NEWMAP) aims to reduce vulnerability to soil erosion in targeted sub-catchments. This eight years innovative, multi-sectorial project will finance state-led intervention to prevent and reverse land degradation, initially focusing on gully erosion sites that threaten infrastructure and livelihoods of members of erosion affected communities. The project currently includes 7 mover states, namely Anambra, Abia, Cross River, Edo, Enugu, Ebonyi and Imo, and recently additional 12 states has been added namely Delta, Oyo, Sokoto, Gombe, Plateau, Kogi, Kano, Akwa Ibom, Borno, Nassarawa, Katsina and Niger states.