World Bank Approves $5.9m for ACReSAL Project Take-off in Bauchi – THISDAYLIVE


Segun Awofadeji in Bauchi

The World Bank has approved the sum of $5.9 million for the take-off of the Agro-Climatic Resilience in Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACReSAL) Project in Bauchi State.

The Commissioner for Environment and Housing in the State, Hamisu Mu’azu Shira disclosed this yesterday during an interview with journalists in Bauchi.

He explained that one of the development objectives of the ACReSAL project for Nigeria was to increase the implementation of sustainable landscape management practices in targeted watersheds in northern Nigeria and strengthen Nigeria’s long-term enabling environment for integrated climate-resilient landscape management.

The Commissioner applauded the Federal Ministry of Environment for working with the World Bank to come up with the ACReSAL project and reaffirmed the determination of the state government to implement the project according to the guidelines.

He mentioned some of the activities to be carried out in…

Source: Thisday Newspaper