Community Action Towards Climate Change Mitigation in Ehatokpe Community, Ohimini LGA Benue State
Community Action Towards Climate Change Mitigation in Ehatokpe Community, Ohimini LGA Benue State
The project seeks to alleviate the impact of climate change on the community by addressing problems of acute water scarcity, challenges of dry season farming and boost agricultural production during dry season for sustainable livelihood. As part of its project activities; 5 deep wells with concrete slabs will be constructed and over- head tanks installed to provide water for at least 40 households in the community. Structures will also be raised to hold 5 rainwater storage tanks, with roof tops and delivery systems to collect rain water from catchment areas. This will provide water to at least 20 more households. Capacity of 400 community members especially women will be built on irrigation method of dry season farming using the community Dam, training on compost making to boost climate friendly agricultural practices and also to discourage bush burning, felling of trees and use of inorganic fertilizers. 1000 oil palm trees and 1000 citrus seedlings will be planted. Selected members will also be trained on how to preserve rain water. Involvement of the community in project planning, design and execution will guarantee project sustainability as the installation and management and
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
EHATOKPE DEVELOMENT ASSOCIATION
Country:
Nigeria
Area Of Work:
Climate Change Mitigation
Grant Amount:
US$ 33,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 18,100.00
Project Number:
NGA/SGP/OP5/Y2/CORE/CC/12/21
Status:
Project activities completed, final reports pending

Grantee Contact

Mr Philip Owoicho Unah
Phone: 08057556718
Email: ehatokpedevt@yahoo.com
 

Address

Ehatokpe community, Ohimini LGA, Benue State.
Ohimini Benue , North Central ,

SGP Country office contact

Mrs Ibironke Olubamise
Phone:
+2347082648989
Email:
Ms Rose Agbo
Phone:
+2347082648989
Email:

Address

C/O UN House, 617/618 Diplomatic Zone, Central Business District, FCT
Abuja, West Africa, 90001