14 May 2013 - 10:01 by Local Press Report
WASHINGTON DC (Sabahi) — The Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) on Sunday (May 12th) agreed to loan Djibouti $35 million USD (6.3 billion francs) for further improvements in the provision of drinking wat
29 Apr 2013 - 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malawi, LILONGWE — The Malawi government has issued 172 mining licenses in the past four years as part of its effort to boost the country’s agriculture-dependent economy.
5 Mar 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
nairoBi, Kenya — The African Development Bank (AfDB) last week approved a new $58 million USD financing tranche to boost drought resilience in Horn of Africa countries.
23 Jan 2013 - 10:32 by Local Press Report
WASHINGTON DC (Sabahi) — Djiboutian Finance Minister Ilyas Moussa Dawaleh on Sunday (January 20th) signed an agreement with his Ethiopian counterpart Sufian Ahmed for the construction of a water pipeline linking the two co
20 Dec 2012 - 10:41 by Local Press Report
DJIBOUTI CITY (Government of Ethiopia) — The European Union's Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs, on Wednesday (December 19th) said the European Union will support Djibouti's project to build a desalination plant. The plant
30 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BOULDER, Colorado — A new study, led by the University of Colorado at Boulder, shows that the risk of human conflict in East Africa increases slightly with higher temperatures and drops somewhat with higher rainfall.<
27 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BRUSSELS, Belgium — Europe’s top development official has pledged to strengthen European Union support for water and sanitation investment in developing countries, despite the bloc’s own mounting financial challenges.
21 May 2012 - 20:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
United Kingdom, BATH — A new study from risk analysis experts Maplecroft identifies China, India, Pakistan, South Africa and the United States as containing large tracts where unsustainable water use is outpacing suppl
27 Feb 2012 - 14:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — Sanitation services in rural Egypt are deteriorating, posing a threat to human health and the environment, according to a study published February 20.
12 Dec 2011 - 16:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
DJIBOUTI — Djibouti is negotiating for a $114 million USD loan with the European Union for construction of a 45,000 cubic meter/day desalination plant.
31 Oct 2011 - 21:10 by Local Press Report
CAIRO (Daily News Egypt) — Japan and the World Bank are partnering with Egypt to support efforts to modernize the country’s irrigation system.
19 Sep 2011 - 16:43 by Local Press Report
VA, ARLINGTON (IRD (Press Release)) — International Relief and Development (IRD and its partners are focusing on improving access to safe drinking water and sanitation facilities in the Horn of Africa, where more than 12 million people
22 Aug 2011 - 13:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ny, united states, NEW YORK CITY — Aid efforts in the Horn of Africa, where millions are suffering from an ongoing drought, need to be scaled up or else many more lives will be lost to famine and disease, according to the United N
25 Jul 2011 - 14:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
nairoBi, Kenya — An estimated 10 million people in the Horn of Africa risk starvation as massive crop failure accompanied by severe water scarcity engulf Somalia, Ethiopia and northern parts of Kenya.
18 Jul 2011 - 13:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Geneva, switzerland — Millions of East Africans are facing devastating food shortages this year in what is shaping up to be the worst drought in decades.
27 Jun 2011 - 14:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
LISBON, Portugal — Chronic underinvestment in Africa’s water sector undercuts efforts to improve livelihoods and meet international poverty-reduction efforts, according to the African Development Bank (AfDB).
19 May 2011 - 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
istanBul, turkey — Civil society organizations are calling on leaders of the least-developed countries (LDCs) and their donors to make water and sanitation a development priority.
16 May 2011 - 13:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
istanBul, turkey — ISTANBUL, Turkey (OOSKAnews Correspondent) -- Civil society organizations are calling on leaders of the least-developed countries (LDCs) and their donors to make water and sanitation a developmen
18 Apr 2011 - 14:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BRUSSELS, Belgium — Leaders of the world’s poorest countries will gather in Istanbul in early May to call for additional aid and stronger economic ties with developed states to help ease their nations out of poverty
7 Mar 2011 - 14:14 by Local Press Report
ABU DHABI (Gulf News (United Arab Emirates)) — Arab Water Academy last week completed training of its first group of water diplomats in the Arab region.
7 Feb 2011 - 13:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The African Union (AU) Summit listed Egypt’s water management and river transport projects among seven key priority infrastructure projects on the African continent.
4 Aug 2008 - 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ROME, Italy — Food insecurity is growing in eastern Africa as rains have largely failed in the region. Millions of people in Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Uganda, Djibouti and Kenya are being
17 Feb 2008 - 23:06 by Local Press Report
DJIBOUTI (UN News Service) — — The United Nations' International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is launching an $11.6 million USD project to improve use of surface water in Djibouti.
9 Jul 2007 - 10:09 by Local Press Report
new yorK (UN News Service) — — The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the European Union have partnered with the government of Djibouti for a water supply and sanitation program.
The program includes installing