Drought, Desertification & Coastal Zone Mgt

FUNCTIONS

  • Manages Desertification and Drought Related Control Projects in the arid zone of the Country;
  • Respond to National Emergencies as they relate to Drought, Desertification and Coastal Zone Management;
  • Manages Forest Degradation and general Afforestation Projects and activities Nationwide;
  • Respond to control of water hyacinth, earthquakes/ tremors/ establishment of seismic situations;
  • Preparation of approved reports of the management of Ecological Fund Office;
  • Liaison with States and Federal Government Ministries, and Agencies on issues pertaining to Drought, Desertification and Coastal Zone Management Project;
  • Management of Drought, Afforestation and Forest Degradation; monitoring the implementation of the progress of the approved projects.