Dam & Waterways
Inspection of Swashi diversion dam by the MD and his Team
UNRBDA Management looking at the survey Map of Swashi Project presented by the
Pearl Universal Impex LTD.

MD and Inspection Team Looking at the
water gushing out through the outlet.

UNRBDA play a key role in the economic development of Nigeria as a basic source of income, food and employment.

It ensures farmers to be less dependent on rainfall, higher productivity, possibility of multiple cropping, reduces instability in output levels, and makes early planting possible.

Hence, one of the best ways of guaranteeing food security in any nation all year round.
UNRBDA Poultry &
Fish farming
The economy of Nigeria is mostly dependent on farming or agriculture sector.

However, poultry farming in Nigeria can play a important role in the total national income of the country and fulfill the annual nutrition demands.
Through our commercial poultry farming, we've created great employment opportunities for the job seeking people.
Fish farming inspection by MD and other UNRBDA officials
A modern pond constructed by UNRBDA to aid fish farming through all seasons
Batches of fish ponds Contructed by UNRBDA

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Upper Niger River Basin
at a Glance

The Authority is a parastatal under the supervision of the Federal Ministry of Water Resources and it is fully owned by the Federal Government of Nigeria, which provides the major funds required for its operations.

The area of operation of the Authority covers Niger and Kaduna States as well as the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The Headquarters is located in Minna, Niger State with Area Offices in Kaduna,Wushishi and Kwali in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)as well as Project Offices in Swashi, Suleja, Pambegua, etc. The Area and Project Offices are responsible for coordinating field operations of the Authority in areas that fall under their jurisdiction and report directly to the Headquarters. Read more ..


Responding to the challenges faced by the basin


Prioritizing issues for current attention to enhance efficiency and productivity.


Engaging key stakeholders with a view to harnessing the resources domiciled amongst them and strengthening institutional relationships


Adopting a phased approach to the achievement of goals and objectives of the plans

What people say about Us?

Hi there, thanks to UNRBDA. I was able to cultivate a sumptuous rice farm with irrigation. Interesting collection of staff.

Ahmed Adam

Kudos to the team of experts for this, it's such an innovative and satisfactory idea. Just beyond my expections. Thumbs up!

Usman Ndagudu




Water Day

The 2017 water day held in Abuja, with the UNRBDA officials present.

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