Reclamation of Degraded Land Resulting from Earth and Precious Stone Mining in Kurmin Jatau District, Jaba LGA of Kaduna State.
This model project is on reclaiming the land through working with community members by planting of economic trees, provision of alternative means of livelihoods and skills acquisition training at the community level. Many land that have been destroyed in the locality as a result of earth mining and there is urgent need to reclaim the area for other economic uses through afforestation, training on alternative means of livelihood and strengthening the work on the skills acquisition centre provided. Other activities of the project include community sensitization, information, education and communication of community members on the hazards associated with land degradation and how to prevent it, monitoring and evaluation. The overall goal of this project is to support community members in the district, address the present challenge of rampant land degradation resulting from excavation of earth for local block making and precious stones through aggressive aforestation.
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|Prof Bala Dogo|
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