AfDB Signs €362,000 Water Resources Management Grant Agreement YBTF
The African Development Bank has signed a €362,000 grant agreement with Hadejia Jama’are Komadugu Yobe Basin Trust Fund to prepare additional studies under the second phase of developing a strategic plan for managing water resources in the Komadugu-Yobe Basin in northern #Nigeria.
Lamin Barrow, Director General of the African Development Bank’s Nigeria Country Department, underscored the program’s importance, saying it would ensure long-term water security for the local people. “The Komadugu Yobe Multi-Purpose Water Resources Development Program will support socio-economic development, enhanced livelihoods, and environmental sustainability,” Barrow stressed.
“The implementation of this project will have a positive impact on people within the Komadugu-Yobe Basin. The Hadejia Jama’are Komadugu Yobe Trust Fund will work diligently with all stakeholders to ensure the timely completion of the studies,” said Dr. Hassan Bdliya, Executive Secretary of the Hadejia Jama’are Komadugu Yobe Trust Fund.