Projects

In order to address the key environmental challenges in Nigeria, the main programme areas of the Ministry have been tailored to revolve around the following major environmental issues, especially, in the area of advocacy awareness, enforcement and intervention:

  • Forest and Biodiversity Conservation, including Watershed Management;
  • Drought and Desertification Control;
  • Industrial Pollution and Municipal Waste Management;
  • Oil Spill Detection and Remediation Activities;
  • Development of Strategic actions towards adaptation and mitigation of Climate Change impacts, including Clean Development Mechanisms;
  • Coastal and inland erosion control works;
  • Development and Enforcement of Environmental Standards & Regulations for Sustainable Environmental Management;
  • Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of development projects; and
  • Renewable Energy Initiatives;
  • International cooperation (Bilateral and Multilateral)
  • Aggressive Environmental Awareness Programme
  • Erosion and Flood Control Projects
  • Retrofitting of Secondary Schools
  • Conservation of the Forest Resources
  • Ensuring Mitigation and Adaptation to the Impact of Climate Change
  • Construction of Waste Management Facilities
  • Construction of Material Recovery Plants
  • Rehabilitation of Oasis
  • Remediation of Polluted and degraded sites

Over the years, the menace of erosion, flood, desertification, deforestation, climate change, waste management and pollution has gravely affected the livelihood of Nigerians. This makes the Ministry to focus majorly on these areas so as to bring succor to the Nigerian populace. Principal among the projects, programmes and initiatives are aggressive awareness campaign, Erosion Control Project nationwide, Integrated Waste Management Facility establishment, Clean Energy Initiative in the area of Renewable Energy Programmes, establishment of shelterbelts, Establishment of Green Building, Rehabilitation of Oasis, Establishment of Permanent Sample Pilots, Planting, management and distribution of seedlings etc.

Specific Project implemented in the Ministry are:

  • Aggressive Environmental Awareness Programme
  • Erosion and Flood Control Projects
  • Retrofitting of Secondary Schools
  • Conservation of the Forest Resources
  • Ensuring Mitigation and Adaptation to the Impact of Climate Change
  • Construction of Waste Management Facilities
  • Construction of Material Recovery Plants
  • Rehabilitation of Oasis
  • Remediation of Polluted and degraded sites