14 May 2013 - 08:25 by Local Press Report
13 May 2013 - 07:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PERU, LIMA — The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) plans to increase its financial support for Peru’s agricultural and irrigation programs to some $15 million USD.
7 May 2013 - 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PERU, LIMA — Peru’s Foreign Commerce Society (COMEX Peru) last week urged the government not to lose focus on the water and sanitation sectors, and to work to meet the UN Millennium Goal Development Goal targ
1 May 2013 - 08:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PERU, LIMA — Peru’s national sanitation authority, SUNASS, aid this week that new investment in water and sanitation infrastructure must be accompanied by investment in human resources.
1 May 2013 - 09:23 by Local Press Report
LIMA (Andina) — Peru is expected to add 120,000 new hectares of farmland in order to increase produce exports the next two to three years, Peruvian Ministry of Agriculture has announced.
30 Apr 2013 - 09:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CHILE, SANTIAGO — Jorge Rosenblut, the president of Chilean electricity utility Endesa, said last week that he expected news on the company’s $3.2 billion USD HidroAysen project in the next couple of months.
23 Apr 2013 - 10:02 by Local Press Report
LIMA (Bernama.com) — Peruvian authorities have committed $219 million USD in potable water and sanitation projects to be executed under a public works scheme in 2013 year-to-date, according to figures from Peru's Econo
19 Apr 2013 - 09:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — An estimated $260 billion USD is lost every year from a lack of access to sanitation, according to the World Bank.
12 Apr 2013 - 08:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PERU, LIMA — Over half of the Peruvian population lacks access to a secure water supply, and two-thirds consume water of poor quality, the group "Taxpayers for Respect" (Contribuyentes por el Respeto) said
12 Apr 2013 - 09:31 by Local Press Report
LIMA (Fox Business) — Antimining protesters vandalized parts of property owned by gold mining company Minera Yanacocha in northern Peru, the company said Thursday, highlighting the challenges the firm continues to fac
8 Apr 2013 - 09:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, OH, COLUMBUS — Ice cores from the Peruvian Quelccaya Ice Cap -- dubbed the “Rosetta Stone” of glacier by Ohio State University researchers because some 1,800 years of the glacier’s history is shown with the ice –
3 Apr 2013 - 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PERU, LIMA — Argentine oil company Pluspetrol Norte SA on April 1 denied accusations by the Peruvian government that its operations in the country’s northern Amazon region were causing serious environmental pol
26 Mar 2013 - 08:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PERU, LIMA — Peru’s government on March 25 declared a 90-day environmental state of emergency in the Amazon region of Loreto due to oil pollution that was not properly cleaned up by Argentine-owned Pluspetrol.<
13 Mar 2013 - 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PERU, LIMA — More than half of residents in the Peruvian capital, Lima, fear that the city will face water, while just under half say state-owned water and sewage utility SEDAPAL should be privatized, according
12 Mar 2013 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS — Water providers in Honduras’ Sula Valley met last week to address water issues affecting the region.
27 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PERU, LIMA — Peru is investing over $3.5 billion USD to expand sanitation treatment and water coverage in the capital district.
19 Feb 2013 - 10:12 by Local Press Report
LIMA (Reuters) — Peru plans to invest $3.1 billion USD through 2016 to bring water to all residents in metropolitan Lima, officials said on Monday. About $1 billion USD for the projects would be made availab
Wastewater Network Failure Causes Floods in Peruvian Capital, Reignites Debate Over Privatizing Water Utility
24 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PERU, LIMA — A wastewater network failure that flooded the Peruvian capital, Lima, last week, has reopened the national debate on the need to reform or privatize state-owned water utility SEDAPAL.
8 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PERU, LIMA — Only 10 percent of the water supplied to rural and jungle areas in Peru is fit for human consumption, according to a new report from the Ministry of Environment (MINAM).
20 Dec 2012 - 08:57 by Local Press Report
LIMA (Bloomberg ) — Lima will treat 100 percent of the wastewater produced in the capital city by 2015 compared with 16 percent now as two plants enter operation, Peru Housing, Construction and Sanitation Minister R
13 Dec 2012 - 10:08 by Local Press Report
LIMA (Bernama.com) — The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) will grant Peru $450 million USD in loans to be used in environmental sustainability, competitiveness and infrastructure, social inclusion and modernisati
4 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, WASHINGTON DC — The World Bank and its partners this weekend launched the first-ever Sanitation Hackathon, modeled on the successful Water Hackathon of October 2011, bringing together software developers, designer
3 Dec 2012 - 09:50 by Local Press Report
LIMA (Bernama.com) — The Taboada, Peru's largest wastewater treatment plant, is due to kick off operations on Dec 18, according to water utility Sedapal's managing director Rossina Manche. The facility will initia
20 Nov 2012 - 11:32 by Local Press Report
LIMA (Andina) — Entrepreneurs from Portugal are interested in investing in Peru in sectors such as hotel industry, sanitation infrastructure and telecommunications, said Portuguese Ambassador to Lima Nuno de Bessa
13 Nov 2012 - 09:41 by Local Press Report
LIMA (Fox Business) — Peru's government is looking to restart talks with opponents of the $5.0 billion Minas Conga copper and gold mining project in the northern region of Cajamarca, Environment Minister Manuel Pulgar
7 Nov 2012 - 11:26 by Local Press Report
LIMA (Hydro World) — Peru's energy and mines ministry invites expressions of interest from consultants to perform technical and economic pre-feasibility studies of small and medium-sized hydropower projects in Peru.
6 Nov 2012 - 10:03 by Local Press Report
LIMA (Bernama.com) — Peru has the third highest hydro power generation potential in South America and oil reserves estimated at 532.7 million barrels, said business research and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan in
26 Oct 2012 - 08:43 by Local Press Report
LIMA (The Peruvian Times) — Peru’s government said Wednesday that works to improve the coverage of potable water and plumbing in the country will require investments of $5.2 billion USD in the 2010 to 2016 period.
18 Oct 2012 - 08:56 by Local Press Report
LIMA (Bernama.com) — Peru and South Korea have signed an agreement for the rehabilitation and development of Rimac River, which is the most important source of potable water for the Lima and Callao Metropolitan Area.&n
9 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PERU, LIMA — Mining activities account for 60 percent of all pollution in Peru’s Rimac River, according to SEDAPAL, the state-owned water company serving Lima and Callao.
3 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PERU, LIMA — The newly formed activist group Water Committee of Iquitos marched to the Peruvian capital, Lima, where it is demanding cancellation of an oil project being carried out by US petroleum giant Conoco
25 Sep 2012 - 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
South Korea, BUSAN — Innovative technology of the type used in mobile phones can help address global water and sanitation challenges, according to World Bank Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) Manager JaehyangSo.
25 Sep 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PERU, LIMA — The head of Peru’s state-owned water and sewage utility, SEDAPAL, said last week that the company would need nearly $2.3 billion USD to achieve full coverage by 2016.
24 Sep 2012 - 09:33 by Local Press Report
LIMA (andina) — The Third Summit of the South American-Arab Countries (ASPA) will provide a ‘golden opportunity’ for the countries in both regions to work towards sustainable development, said Gustavo Bravo, Charg
21 Sep 2012 - 08:25 by Local Press Report
LIMA (Reuters) — One person died and four were injured when police clashed with protesters blocking a road leading to top gold miner Barrick's Peruvian mine Pierina, company and police officials said on September 2