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
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.
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
14 Sep 2012 - 09:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Geneva, switzerland — A UN special rapporteur told representatives at the 21st session of the UN General Assembly Human Rights Council on September 12 that she is encouraged by water and sanitation services in countri
25 Jul 2012 - 11:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, WASHINGTON DC — Japan’s International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) are considering creating an Africa water private-public partnership fund, according to JICA P
18 Jun 2012 - 09:37 by Local Press Report
TUNIS (African Development Bank) — Public finance is not enough to meet Africa's growing need for better water and sanitation, said a senior African Development Bank (AfDB) official at a conference on the subject.
7 Jun 2012 - 08:48 by Local Press Report
DAKAR (International Finance Corporation) — International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, is hosting a conference that will bring together 125 participants from across Sub-Saharan Africa to help increase the capa
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
16 Apr 2012 - 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, TX, AUSTIN — A reassessment of climate vulnerability in West Africa warns that Nigeria and Cote d’Ivoire are more vulnerable to climate effects such as flooding and sea level rise than previously thought.
19 Dec 2011 - 23:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
nairoBi, Kenya — Kenya must accelerate reform in the water sector to boost transparency, accountability and citizen participation, according to a new report by the Kenyan chapter of NGO Transparency International
29 Nov 2011 - 09:48 by Local Press Report
DAKAR (UN News Center) — UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation Catarina de Albuquerque called on the government of Senegal to significantly increase investment in water and sanita
7 Nov 2011 - 17:07 by Local Press Report
ACCRA (Public Agenda) — Vitus Azeem, executive Director of the Ghana Integrity Initiative, the local chapter of Transparency International, called for a black list of contractors that perform poorly on projects in the wat
18 Oct 2011 - 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TUNIS, Tunisia — The African Water Facility (AWF), an initiative of the African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW), has announced plans to outsource consultancy services to prepare project completion reports for
10 Oct 2011 - 17:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
nairoBi, Kenya — African governments must establish mechanisms that ensure freshwater resources are accorded their optimal economic value before leasing out fertile land to foreign investors.
19 Sep 2011 - 16:16 by Local Press Report
ny, PORT WASHINGTON (Pall Corporation (Press Release)) — Pall Corporation’s solar-powered water filtration systems will be deployed in villages in Senegal to help curb the high incidence of fluorosis there.
8 Aug 2011 - 18:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TUNIS, Tunisia — The lack of adequate financing is “one of the major stumbling blocks to progress in the (sanitation) sector,” according to Sering B. O.
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.
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.
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
3 Feb 2010 - 16:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — A new study released by the World Bank-administered Water and Sanitation Program reviewed six sanitation cases in Bangladesh, Ecuador, India, Mozambique, Senegal and
1 Feb 2010 - 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — Anew study released by the World Bank-administered Water and Sanitation Program reviewed six sanitation cases in Bangladesh, Ecuador, India, Mozambique, Senegal and
1 Feb 2010 - 20:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — A new study released by the World Bank-administered Water and Sanitation Program reviewed six sanitation cases in Bangladesh, Ecuador, India, Mozambique, Senegal and Vietnam for
16 Mar 2009 - 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
DAKAR, Senegal — A project to supply drinking water to six rural villages in Senegal was inaugurated earlier this month by South Korean Ambassador Choi Donwhwan, whose government funded
5 Jan 2009 - 14:46 by Local Press Report
LOS ANGELES, Senegal (JM Eagle) — Plastic pipe manufacturer JM Eagle is participating in a major initiative with the Earth Institute at Columbia University to provide safer water to more than 11,000 people in Senegal, the company an
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
8 Oct 2007 - 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MASERU, Lesotho — — The Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) is loaning $16.5 million USD to the governments of Lesotho and Senegal to finance water projects in the two countries.