Afforestation & Land Degradation Sites

Kano NEWMAP Project implement afforestation (a process of planting trees, or sowing seeds) to support individual Orchard farmers or directly revitalize or improve a degraded land . This is an intervention initiatives in trying to cope with the way human beings use natural resources, clear forest lands, cut trees, and contaminate the air, land, and water in Kano State, with continues pollution that create permanent damage to the land surface of Kano State and Nigeria in general here with us some sites of intervention concluded. Kano NEWMAP Project Land Degradation Afforestation Intervention sites are as below: 

S/No

Site Name

LGA Name

1

Dansoshiya

Kiru

2

Gabasawa

Gabasawa

3

Bagwai

Bagwai

4.

Takai

Takai

5

Tofa

Tofa


1. The Geography of Dansoshiya.

Dansoshiya is a settlement located at E11.54086 ° N8.06283 ° coordinate, having annual average temperature of 25 ° C . It is warmest in April up to 30°C , and the coolest at 21°C through August.  The average rainfall per year is 1,203 millimeters. The rainfall pass through July at 333 millimeters of rain, and last through January, at 1 millimeter.

Below is the GIS Location of Dansoshiya Afforestation site:-

 

Current efforts made:-

Kano-NEWMAP Project has cleared the degraded land and has successfully converted the dry land into a growing forest see picture before and after.

Results:-

Before
After

2. The Geography of Gabasawa. (GIS data collection in progress )

3. The Geography of  Bagwai. (GIS data collection in progress )

4. The Geography of  Takai. (GIS data collection in progress )

5. The Geography of Tofa. (GIS data collection in progress )