9 May 2013 - 08:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
GHANA, ACCRA — Countries in West Africa, one of the poorest regions in the world with weak governance and infrastructure, need to work together to manage water resources, according to Hama Arba Diallo, chair of t
Islamic Bank Allocates Nearly $1 Billion USD for Water, Energy, Food Security in Africa, Central Asia
2 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Saudi Arabia, JEDDAH — The Jeddah-based Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has announced $912.8 million USD in funding for development projects in a number of member countries in Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.
30 Apr 2012 - 09:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
GHANA, ACCRA — The water deal signed between Ghana and Togo earlier this month has spurred outcry among local residents, who say the government is giving away water while many Ghanaians go without it.
10 Apr 2012 - 12:43 by Local Press Report
Gao (Sierra Express Media (Sierra Leone)) — Full Story - Northern Mali is on the brink of a major humanitarian disaster and aid agencies must be allowed immediate acces
13 Feb 2012 - 18:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
LONDON, United Kingdom — The effects of climate change have the potential to “water the seeds” of discord in the Niger River basin, a new report warns.
9 Jan 2012 - 20:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TUNIS, Tunisia — The African Development Bank (AfDB) expects to commit about $157 million USD to 31 projects in Africa this year.
12 Dec 2011 - 16:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
LONDON, United Kingdom — African governments are signing away water rights for decades as part of land grab deals “with little regard for how this will impact the millions of other users -- from fisherman to pastoralists
29 Nov 2011 - 12:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — Understanding the links between climate change and security, is “conceptually kind of a no brainer,” and “increased resiliency is part of the answer,” according to Phil Vernon, Director of Progra
7 Nov 2011 - 17:17 by Local Press Report
ALGIERS (Magharebia) — Malian President Amadou Toumani Toure and Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika signed a roadmap covering security as well as issues including energy, mining, water resources and public works.
7 Nov 2011 - 16:02 by Local Press Report
BAMAKO (IPS) — Major new dam projects are being constructed on the Niger River, raising ecological concerns and leading to difficult negotiations over equitable sharing of the river basin’s resources.
8 Aug 2011 - 16:00 by Local Press Report
ANKARA (Today’s Zaman (Turkey)) — Turkey has provided drinking water to some 350,000 people in Africa since 2005 under a State Waterworks Authority (DSI) project that worked to create wells and clean water sources in Ethiopia.
18 Jul 2011 - 12:11 by Local Press Report
TUNIS (International Construction) — The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has approved $191 million USD in funding to support water transmission and storage projects in Bahrain.
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
2 May 2011 - 15:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — The latest Global Monitoring Report 2011 issued by the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) stresses the urgency of helping developing countries that have fallen behind in m
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 Feb 2011 - 13:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MONROVIA, Liberia — Relief agencies in Liberia are rushing to provide water and latrines to thousands of people who have fled political unrest in neighboring Côte d’Ivoire, but may not be able to keep pace if the wave
4 Jan 2010 - 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BAMAKO, Mali — Malian President Amadou Toumani Toure on December 26 inaugurated a project that linked the Fana district, located 120 kilometers east of the capital Bamako, to the country's main water supply
4 Jan 2010 - 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
LOMO, Togo — Six West African countries — Burkina Faso, Cote d'lvoire, Benin, Ghana, Mali and Togo — sent representatives to Lome on December 28 to sign the Volta River Basin Charter.
26 Oct 2009 - 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BAMAKO, Mali — T echnology used to create snow at ski resorts in wealthy countries is aiding crops, communities and people in Mali, located in Africa's sub-Saharan desert.
8 Jun 2009 - 14:47 by Local Press Report
Mali, TUNIA (African Development Bank) — The African Development Fund (ADF) has approved funding for a project to support irrigation in Mali. The project will be implemented in two phases. The first phase aims to consolidate
10 Mar 2008 - 10:09 by Local Press Report
TEHRAN, Iran (Islamic Republic News Agency (Iran)) — — Iran and Mali are considering cooperating on water and power projects in the African nation.
Officials from Iran's Farab company and Malian Ambassador to Tehran Amadu Jial met in Tehran last
29 Oct 2007 - 10:09 by Local Press Report
DAKAR, Senegal (UN Integrated Regional Information Networks) — — A $150 million USD donation from the Warren Buffet Foundation will be used to establish a Global Water Initiative in Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Senegal and nine other countries
17 Sep 2007 - 10:09 by Local Press Report
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (UN Integrated Regional Information Networks) — — Violence has escalated among local communities in Burkina Faso over the scant available water.
West Africa's Sahel region, which includes Burkina Faso, Niger, Mali