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  1. Tajikistan Resumes Water Supplies in Border Towns

    17 Apr 2014- 10:00 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE 24 News Tajikistan resumed water supply in border villages of Batken province, the department of agriculture and water management of the region reported to 24.kg news agency. Water in Ak-Sai, Zhany-Bak and ...

    Local Press Report - 04/17/2014 - 10:00

  2. Pakistani Minister Urges Irrigation Updates

    4 Nov 2013- 10:06 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Associated Press of Pakistan Minister for National Food Security and Research (NFS&R), Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan on Monday stressed the need to update traditional and in-efficient irrigation methods to ...

    Local Press Report - 11/04/2013 - 10:32

  3. Sri Lanka's Northern Region Under Extreme Water Stress

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    Local Press Report - 05/26/2013 - 16:07

  4. Philippine Business Conference Calls on Government to Increase Rice Production, Deal With Toxic Waste

    Business representatives in Manila have approved an 11-point resolution that identified specific measures it wanted to see the government take, including rice production, allocation of irrigated land and the establishment of water treatment and disposal ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/15/2012 - 09:47

  5. Vietnam Flood Controllers Criticize Vu Gia-Thu Bon Hydro Plants

    Despite investors’ claims about the benefits of the hydropower plants on the Vu Gia-Thu Bon river system, there have been problems in recent years with floods during the rainy season when they discharge water, said Nguyen Minh Tuan of the Quang Nam ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:14

  6. Philippine Irrigation Associations Take Over Government Projects

    The Philippine Department of Agriculture has turned over a number of projects to boost rice production to local irrigation associations, in an effort to make Negros Occidental province 100 percent self-sufficient by 2013. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/17/2013 - 16:53

  7. Botswana Funding Could Help Bail Out Zimbabwean Agriculture

    Zimbabwe and Botswana have signed a $64.3 million USD memorandum of understanding, part of which is expected to go the agriculture sector. Zimbabwe’s irrigation systems have virtually collapsed, with water remaining a major challenge for indigenous ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/07/2012 - 10:20

  8. Mandalay Aims to Complete Water Supply Improvement Next Year

    Mandalay City Development Committee in Myanmar expects to finish a project to improve water supply in the city by the end of March 2013, the Myanmar Times reported this week. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 23:01

  9. Mekong Province Bans Herbicide Use on Water Hyacinth

    17 Aug 2012- 09:06 by Local Press Report HAU GIANG Saigon Daily Authorities in the Mekong delta province of Hau Giang have banned local authorities from spraying herbicide to kill the fast propagating water hyacinth weed that has overtaken and blocked ...

    Local Press Report - 08/17/2012 - 09:43

  10. Manila Still Battling Floods, Water Supply Issues As New Storm Hits

    Flooding from last week’s heavy rains continues to inundate Manila this week, even as a new tropical storm stuck the northernmost part of the country. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/21/2013 - 21:39

  11. Philippines, South Korea Sign $208 Million USD Loan Agreement for Iloilo Irrigation

    Philippine Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima and Export-Import Bank of Korea Executive Director Sang-Wan Byun on August 9 signed a $207.88 million USD loan agreement for an irrigation project in the central Philippine province of Iloilo.  ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/14/2012 - 11:11

  12. Hydropower Causing Drought in Vietnam

    6 Jul 2012- 08:44 by Local Press Report HANOI VietNamNet Huynh Van Thang, deputy director of the Da nang Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, said that around 6,000 hectares of crops are threatened by drought. In Thua Thien – Hue province, ...

    Local Press Report - 05/17/2013 - 19:10

  13. Philippine’s Sagittarius Mines to Develop Local Irrigation Systems at Tampakan Copper Site

    Philippine company Sagittarius Mines Inc (SMI) is partnering with the Department of Agriculture to develop small irrigation systems at its Tampakan copper site in South Cotabato, under a farming community stakeholder program. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/13/2012 - 11:46

  14. Philippines to Implement Second Phase of Jalaur River Irrigation Project

    1 May 2012- 10:50 by Local Press Report MANILA Manila Bulletin (Philippines) Full Story- The government is set to implement the second phase of the $266 million USD Jalaur River irrigation project in Iloilo, the largest Korea Economic Development ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:21

  15. Earthquake Damages Crops, Irrigation Faciities in Negros Oriental

    15 Feb 2012- 07:23 by Local Press Report MANILA Xinhua (China) The earthquake that rocked the central Philippines Monday damaged $2.92 million USD worth of crops and irrigation facilities. The Department of Agriculture said today the 6.9-magnitude ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:29

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