LAGOS, (CAJ News) – MINISTER of State Environment, Ibrahim Usman Jibril, has urged participants in the recently inaugurated training on catchment planning and management to leverage on the catchment planning and management training for successful project implementation.
Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) organized the event in Anambra State.
Jibril, who also led the mission to Enugu State, aimed to create awareness on NEWMAP activities and verify implementation progress since the date of project effectiveness, three years ago.
Earlier, Dr Amos Abu, Task Team Leader of NEWMAP informed the Minister that the training was in line with Component 1B of NEWMAP, which supports integration of natural resources management with community livelihoods to address the issue of degradation of natural resources and biodiversity.
Abu stated that the specific objective of the training was to effectively enhance the capacity of the key stakeholders to deliver on the catchment management components of NEWMAP, including community engagement.
– CAJ News