19 Apr 2013 - 09:47 by Local Press Report
TRIPOLI (Libya Herald) — A trade delegation of UK companies from the water and wastewater sectors will be in Tripoli from Saturday for industry meetings. The three-day mission, led by British Water – the trade assoc
3 Apr 2013 - 08:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TRIPOLI, LIBYA — Libyan Minister of Water Resources Abdel-Hadi al Hanshir on March 28 met with a with a delegation of Egyptian corporate executives to discuss water and sanitation infrastructure projects.
26 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
nairoBi, Kenya — African governments should prioritize interventions that promote healthy ecosystems, in order to reduce the mounting disease burden from air and water pollution and poor waste management, according
30 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TRIPOLI, LIBYA — Libya is looking to increase its energy production to meet desalination needs, Electricity Minister Awad Ibrahim said on October 26.
12 Jul 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — Arab League energy officials and experts discussed ways to promote nuclear energy for desalination projects during their meeting in Cairo last week.
29 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Brazil, RIO DE JANEIRO — The United Kingdom last week announced plans to sign onto the UN Watercourses Convention, bringing the agreement one step closer to ratification by the country.
26 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — Egyptian construction company Arab Contractors is focusing on securing major infrastructure projects in Gulf Cooperation Council countries, company officials said.
22 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — The U.S.
1 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — Egypt, Sudan and Libya will use groundwater sources located along their common borders to achieve food security, according to Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamil Amr.
30 May 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TRIPOLI, LIBYA — As the wave of violent political upheaval in Libya recedes, Arab companies are hoping to secure preferential consideration for reconstruction projects in the North African country. Libyan of
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
18 May 2012 - 10:14 by Local Press Report
ROME (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) — Libya and FAO have commited themselves to work together to develop the country's agricultural sector and improve food security, signing a cooperation agreement at FAO headquarters. Under the
3 Apr 2012 - 08:55 by Local Press Report
MONTREAL (Globe and Mail (Canada)) — When SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. pulled out of Libya last year as the country became engulfed in a revolution, the company left behind $22.9 million USD in cash in Libyan banks.
5 Mar 2012 - 09:42 by Local Press Report
MONTREAL (Vancouver Sun (Canada)) — Shares of SNC-Lavalin Group Inc tumbled on February 28 after it revealed a probe into tens of millions of dollars of mysterious payments and warned that the impact of Libya’s civil war would push
13 Feb 2012 - 18:19 by Local Press Report
MONTREAL (CBC (Canada)) — One of the people accused in an alleged plot to smuggle members of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi’s family to Mexico was with an SNC-Lavalin executive when police took her into custody.
30 Jan 2012 - 21:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
nairoBi, Kenya — Over-exploitation of groundwater resources due to irrigated farming, climate change and growing demand from residents and industries has reached crisis levels and now poses a threat to global wat
23 Jan 2012 - 16:12 by Local Press Report
TRIPOLI (Zulal International (Press Release)) — Libyan water technology company Zulal Water Technology has resumed full operations in Libya.
16 Jan 2012 - 16:58 by Local Press Report
TX, SAN ANTONIO (TradeArabia News Service) — The world’s largest membrane bioreactor systems will likely be built in the Middle East-North Africa (MENA) region, with the market expected to expand at a compounded annual growth rate of 17.77 pe
12 Dec 2011 - 15:26 by Local Press Report
TUNIS (International Committee of the Red Cross) — The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and Tunisia’s national water board have adopted a strategy aimed at making the best possible use of available water resources in the country, as
7 Dec 2011 - 13:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CHENNAI, India — Indian water treatment company VA Tech Wabag plans to increase its focus on the desalination and water reuse and recycling industries in the next few years.
29 Nov 2011 - 11:32 by Local Press Report
TRIPOLI (The Tripoli Post (Libya)) — Eight engineers from South Korea travelled to Tripoli this month to help restore water supply, after water facilities and equipment were damaged and looted during conflict.
29 Nov 2011 - 14:34 by Local Press Report
SEOUL (Yonhap (South Korea)) — A second group of South Korean water engineers traveled to Libya this month to help the country restore water supply services, according to a Seoul official.
28 Nov 2011 - 15:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — Egypt’s Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources is currently conducting a study to assess the amount of groundwater in Qattara Depression, in order to start using the water for agricultural pu
7 Nov 2011 - 15:52 by Local Press Report
ANKARA (World Bulletin) — Turkey will sell water from Manavgat Brook to Libya, according to Forestry and Waterworks Minister Veysel Eroglu. He said Turkey had completed necessary preparations.
31 Oct 2011 - 21:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — Egyptian companies have started talks with the new government in Tripoli about future infrastructure projects.
24 Oct 2011 - 17:31 by Local Press Report
TRIPOLI (SAPA (South Africa)/AFP) — A damaged power cable in Bani Walid, from which Tripoli’s water is pumped, has left the Libyan capital without water for days, according to Tripoli’s water and sanitation company.
18 Oct 2011 - 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — The meeting of the Nile Basin water and irrigation ministers, which was originally scheduled to be held on October 29 in the Rwandan capital, Kigali, has been postponed.
10 Oct 2011 - 16:36 by Local Press Report
SIRTE (The Guardian (United Kingdom)) — Residents in the Libyan coastal city of Sirte have run out of basic medical supplies and have had to resort to drinking contaminated water to survive as conditions deteriorate. Dr.
26 Sep 2011 - 21:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — The human right to clean, safe drinking water and adequate sanitation, adopted by the United Nations last year, will need to be examined in the context not just of human needs but also of environ
26 Sep 2011 - 17:56 by Local Press Report
26 Sep 2011 - 16:22 by Local Press Report
Geneva (African Press Organization) — The ICRC is providing water to the Ben Guerdane and Remada areas in southeastern Tunisia, which has seen a massive influx of Libyans fleeing the conflict there.
19 Sep 2011 - 17:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TRIPOLI, LIBYA — Moammar Gadhafi’s retreating loyalists apparently sought to turn the tide of Libya’s civil war in late August by cutting off water supplies to Tripoli, the rebel-held capital, from the Great Man-
12 Sep 2011 - 13:53 by Local Press Report
PARIS (Yonhap (South Korea)) — South Korea is sending water resources engineers to Libya to help with the rebuilding effort there.
12 Sep 2011 - 14:00 by Local Press Report
TRIPOLI (The Associated Press) — Water resumed in several areas of Tripoli last week, following a week-long outage, according to the city’s deputy mayor, Usama el-Abed.
29 Aug 2011 - 15:47 by Local Press Report
TRIPOLI (The Telegraph (United Kingdom)) — Rebel leaders in Libya have warned civilians in Misurata against drinking tap water after they found discarded pellets of aluminium phosphide at a nearby water plant.
18 Jul 2011 - 12:43 by Local Press Report
TRIPOLI (Forbes) — Libyan officials have warned that water supply to the rebel-held eastern part of the country could be cut unless a cease-fire is enacted to allow maintenance work on the Sarir Power Plant that pump
13 Jun 2011 - 23:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — Libya’s Great Man-Made River -- a $33 billion USD irrigation system built by the country’s leader, Col.
23 May 2011 - 13:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, LINCOLN, NE — Because of its long history of food and water fragility, public and private donors see Africa as a priority.
2 May 2011 - 15:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
duBai, united arab emirates — The continuing civic unrest in North Africa and parts of the Middle East have already affected some water projects in the region and could affect more.