NIGERIA EROSION AND WATERSHED MANAGEMENT PROJECT
NIGER STATE PROJECT MANAGEMENT UNIT
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR THE CONDUCT OF LIVELIHOODS NEEDS ASSESSMENT 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 THE PROJECT: NIGERIA EROSION AND WATERSHED MANAGEMENT PROJECT
LOAN NUMBER: IDA 51050
The Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) aims to reduce vulnerability to soil erosion in targeted sub-catchments.This eight-year innovative, multi-sectorial project will finance State-led interventions 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 have been added namely Delta, Oyo, Sokoto, Gombe, Plateau, Kogi, Kano, Akwa Ibom, Borno, Nasarrawa, Katsina and Niger states.