18 Sep 2012 - 08:44 by Local Press Report
WASHINGTON DC (Reuters) — World leaders have shown prudence in the face of rising food prices by avoiding harmful steps such as export embargoes, the United States said on Monday after France called an emergency meeting of
18 Sep 2012 - 08:20 by Local Press Report
WASHINGTON DC (Inter-American Development Bank) — The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) announced the approval of a $50 million USD grant to Haiti for the second phase of construction of the Caracol Industrial Park, a modern manufacturing fac
26 Jul 2012 - 08:48 by Local Press Report
WASHINGTON DC (US Department of State) — Speaking to the US Congressional House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Europe and Eurasia, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs Robert O.
27 Jun 2012 - 09:16 by Local Press Report
WASHINGTON DC (The World Bank) — The World Bank Board of Executive Directors today (June 26) approved an International Development Association (IDA*) credit of $135 million USD that will provide about 245,792 Ugandans with acces
27 Jun 2012 - 08:17 by Local Press Report
WASHINGTON DC (Inter-American Development Bank) — The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) approved $250 million USD in financing to strengthen the development of Costa Rica’s electricity sector to help meet the country’s growing electricity dem
7 Jun 2012 - 09:29 by Local Press Report
WASHINGTON DC (WWF) — The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) US Office is currently seeking a Director of Freshwater to provide freshwater conservation leadership and expertise to WWF internally, across the WWF Network, and with
7 Jun 2012 - 09:04 by Local Press Report
WASHINGTON DC (Environment News Service) — Latin America and the Caribbean face damages of $100 billion USD every year by 2050 if the global temperature rises just two degrees Celsius over pre-industrial levels, finds a new report to be rel
5 Jun 2012 - 15:16 by Local Press Report
WASHINGTON DC (Inter-American Development Bank) — Latin America and the Caribbean face annual damages in the order of $100 billion by 2050 from diminishing agricultural yields, disappearing glaciers, flooding, droughts and other events triggered
24 May 2012 - 19:35 by Local Press Report
WASHINGTON DC (World Bank (press release)) — The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved $120 million USD financing for the second phase of the West African Agr
29 Apr 2012 - 21:50 by Local Press Report
WASHINGTON DC (Washington Times (United States)) — Full Story - Iran is recruiting a hacker army to target the U.S.
3 Apr 2012 - 08:58 by Local Press Report
MONROVIA (Heritage (Liberia)) — A two-day High Level Inter-Ministerial Meeting on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) has ended in Monrovia, with delegates from Liberia and Sierra Leone committing their respective governments
29 Nov 2011 - 12:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — The Millennium Development Goal (MDG) target related to sanitation is the most off-track, an international NGO said ahead of World Toilet Day on November 19.
31 Oct 2011 - 21:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — With the world’s population expected to reach 7 billion on October 31, resources like water, energy and food are also expected to reach new levels of strain and scarcity.
25 Oct 2011 - 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — Proper hand-washing with clean water and soap, the “H” in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector, can reduce the incidence of diarrhea and other water-borne diseases by as much as 50 per
12 Sep 2011 - 14:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — Throughout the world, women and young girls have the primary responsibility for water management in the household, which often puts them in situations where risk of violence is high, according to
28 Jun 2010 - 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, LAHORE — T he United States will help Pakistan improve management of water resources, institution capacities and regulatory authorities dealing with drinking and irrigation water.
16 Apr 2007 - 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
nairoBi, Kenya — — The U.S.-based non-profit African Well Fund has raised funds for projects in three African countries — Rwanda, Uganda and Sierra Leone.
African Well Fund partner Africare