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Frequently Asked Questions

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Mission

To address environmental challenges arising from Climate Change and poor land-use practices in Northern Nigeria.

Vision

To have strong practices and policies on ecological restoration and a climate change resilient community

What does the acronym “ACReSAL” stand for?

The acronym “ACReSAL” stands for Agro-Climatic Resilience in Semi-Arid Landscapes. It is a World Bank assisted Project aimed at addressing the challenges of land degradation and climate Change in Northern Nigeria on a multi-dimensional scale.

What is ACReSAL Project Impact?

ACReSAL Project will help restore 1 million hectares of degraded land in the northern part of the country. This will contribute to the Federal Government of Nigeria’s objective/commitment of restoring four million hectares of degraded land set for broader landscapes restoration by 2030. The Project will also help reduce the vulnerability of millions of the extreme poor people in northern Nigeria, strengthening their own role in line with achieving environmental sustainability.

What are the Components of ACReSAL Project?

The components of the Project are as follows:
Component A. Dryland Management
Component B. Community Climate Resilience
Component C. Institutional Strengthening and Project Management
Component D. Contingent Emergency Response.

Where is the Project being implemented ?

The Project is being implemented in the 19 Northern States of Nigeria and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

What are the Ministries responsible for ACReSAL Project Implementation ?

The Federal Ministry of Environment is the lead implementing ministry for the project, in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Water Resources (FMWR) and the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD).

What is the governing structure or Institutional arrangements of the ACReSAL Project at the Federal and state levels?

The Federal Steering Committee (FSC) and Federal Technical Committee (FTC) provide overall policy and technical guidance respectively. The FSC is chaired by the Minister of Environment, co-chaired by the Ministers of Agriculture and Rural Development and Water Resources, while the FTC is chaired by the Permanent Secretary of Environment with representations of Directors from Agric, Water Resources and other relevant MDAs The Federal Project Management Unit (FPMU) is responsible for the overall supervisory activities of the Project and is headed by the National Project Coordinator with support from MDAs. A State Steering Committee (SSC) and State Technical Committee (STC) also provide overall policy and technical guidance respectively. The SSC is chaired by State Commissioners for Environment, co-chaired by the commissioners of Agriculture and Water Resources, and includes Permanent Secretaries of Finance, Works, Women Affairs and other sector representatives. The STC is chaired by the Permanent Secretary of the Environment and includes relevant Directors of Agriculture, Water and other sector representatives. A State Project Management Unit (SPMU) is responsible for the overall supervisory activities of the Project at the State level. The SPMU is headed by the State Project Coordinator At the community level, a Local Government Project Management Committee (LGPMC) chaired by the Director Personnel Management (DPM), supports inclusive participation and promotes local ownership of project activities

What are the roles of partners in the project implementation ?

The role of partners is critical to promote multisectoral coordination and cooperation for building climate resilience and better management of drylands natural resources across northern Nigeria. Federal and State agencies responsible for environment, agriculture, and water management will be the lead implementing agencies, through the state project management units who are responsible for day-to-day intervention works with technical support from the World Bank and Federal Project Management Unit. The community actors/stakeholders are also critical in terms of ownership and sustainability of activities/interventions.

Who are the project beneficiaries?

ACReSAL interventions will improve land use planning, restoration of degraded land, increase food productivity and help a wide range of communities adapt to evolving dryland conditions with an end target of 3.4 million direct project beneficiaries. ACReSAL will specifically target the inclusion of vulnerable and marginalized groups, including women, youth, the elderly, persons with disabilities, internally displaced people, and ethnic and religious minorities. Importantly, farmers and host communities across the 19 participating states and Federal Capital Territory (FCT) will benefit immensely from the project. This will help ensure their full participation in community level structures established or supported under the project. Government institutions at federal and state levels and other partners from governmental and nongovernmental agencies will be beneficiaries of the institutional modernization and policy support investments.

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Gombe State ACReSAL Meets With Water Specialists

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FTH Gombe Seeks ACReSAL Intervention

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Gombe State ACReSAL Begins Consultation With Line MDAs On The 2023 Work Plan.

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ACReSAL Project TTL Tasks Project Coordinators on Speedy Implementation

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His Excellency
Alh. Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya

(Danmajen Gombe)

Executive Governor Gombe State

ACReSAL COMPONENTS

  • Dryland Management
    Strategic Watershed Planning Landscape Investments Special Ecosystems
  • Community Climate Resilience
    Community Strengthening Community Investments
  • Institutional Strengthening and Project Management
    Institutional and Policy Strengthening Project Management
  • Contingent Emergency Response
  • The ACReSAL project is a multi-sectoral and multi-institutional scheme, covering Environment, Agriculture and Water.

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State Project Management Team SPMU-Team


Amb. Sani Adamu Jauro

Project Coordinator

RICHARD JAMES

Communications Officer

ADA DANIEL TADI

Social & Livelihood Officer

MARYAM A. MAHDI

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

MUHAMMAD MUSA ALIYU

Natural Resources Officer

MOHAMMED GIBRIMU AHMED

Project Engineer

MUHAMMAD HASSAN

Project Accountant

DR. SHITTU WHANDA JA’FARU

Environmental & Safeguard Officer

ABDULKADIR I. JALO

Procurement Officer

MUHAMMAD DAWAKI

Project Internal Auditor
  • Office Address

    Near Wamlara Guest Hotel, Tunfure, Gombe, Gombe State, Nigeria.

  • Phone Number

    +2348068164358, +2348039256995

  • E-mail Address

    gombeacresal@gmail.com, info@gombestateacresal.org