Ministry of Agriculture
3 May 2013 - 07:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PRAGUE, Czech Republic — Hundreds of Czech municipalities, especially smaller ones, are not putting aside part of the rates collected for water and sewage services to invest in reconstruction and modernization of their inf
1 May 2013 - 09:23 by Local Press Report
LIMA (Andina) — Peru is expected to add 120,000 new hectares of farmland in order to increase produce exports the next two to three years, Peruvian Ministry of Agriculture has announced.
24 Apr 2013 - 07:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Mexico, MEXICO CITY — Alfonso Ramírez Cuéllar, leader of Mexico’s El Barzón agricultural movement, is calling on President Enrique Peña Nieto to take immediate measures to confront the drought affecting the country.
26 Mar 2013 - 09:54 by Local Press Report
14 Mar 2013 - 07:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Mexico, MEXICO CITY — Mexico is only capturing 3 percent of the approximately 1,500 cubic kilometers of rainwater that it could be capturing annually; that amount could supply the 15 million residents of the country tha
1 Mar 2013 - 10:40 by Local Press Report
MUSCAT (Oman Daily Observer) — The Omani Water Association will organise on March 2, Saturday, a seminar on the water resources in Musandam titled “Challenges & Solutions” under the patronage of Ali bin Mohammed al Abri, Und
20 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Mexico, MEXICO CITY — Mexico will soon announce creation of a climate change council, made up of 15 experts who will be in charge of analyzing and advising the government on public policy, according to Minister of Envir
6 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
QUITO, Ecuador — Ecuador’s National Water Secretariat (SENAGUA) is planning 16 major water projects to expand irrigated areas and manage flood levels in the country.
4 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MOSCOW, Russia — RusHydro, Russia’s largest hydropower company, last week revealed its intention to take over management of the country’s water and wastewater services.
1 Feb 2013 - 08:50 by Local Press Report
HARARE (Manica Post) — Agricultural Minister Dr Joseph Made has implored the nation to quickly adopt cheap irrigation technologies in response to climate variations and changes spurring droughts that has rendered 80 perc
30 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PRAGUE, Czech Republic — The Czech Water Supply and Sewerage Association (SOVAK) said it is concerned over the Ministry of Agriculture’s draft amendment on distribution of water and sanitation, which contains only a few of
22 Jan 2013 - 10:46 by Local Press Report
TASHKENT (The Times of Central Asia) — In his decree, Uzbekistan President Islam Karimov has approved a feasibility study to upgrade irrigation canals in the Khorezm region in the country’s north-west, according to Uzbekistan’s Ministry
18 Jan 2013 - 19:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
nairoBi, Kenya — Kenya’s food security situation has improved dramatically following abundant rains at the end of the year.
7 Jan 2013 - 09:25 by Local Press Report
17 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malawi, LILONGWE — President Joyce Banda warned last week that Lake Malawi – the focus of Malawi’s border dispute with Tanzania – is at risk of drying up.
19 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
GUATEMALA, GUATEMALA CITY — The Guatemalan government on November 17 announced creation of a National Reconstruction Committee to guide the recovery efforts in the wake of the 7.2- magnitude earthquake that hit the country ea
15 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — The Saudi government is considering investing in agricultural projects in four other countries as part of its efforts to improve food security.
31 Oct 2012 - 08:42 by Local Press Report
HANOI (Viet Nam News) — More than $2.84 billion USD has been earmarked to fund measures to control flooding and provide water drainage and supply to cities and provinces around the Hong (Red) River Delta during the period
23 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malawi, LILONGWE — Malawi’s government will do everything in its power to defend its territory, Defense Minister Ken Kandodo said.
18 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ASTANA, Kazakhstan — The Water Resources Committee at Kazakhstan’s Agriculture Ministry has saved over $2 billion USD in the course of completing water supply projects since February 2012, committee chairman Islam Abis
16 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Mexico, MEXICO CITY — Representatives of Mexico’s National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) have established a presence in the basin of the Carmen River in Chihuahua state to investigate irrational exploitation of aquifer
10 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Mexico, MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), the winner in the country’s latest elections, has introduced a bill in the congress to create a new water ministry.
10 Oct 2012 - 09:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — The Egyptian government on October 8 unveiled a $160 million USD irrigation improvement project in the Western Delta.
2 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MINSK, Belarus — Belarus is relaxing its guidelines on carrying out economic activity near water bodies, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Protection announced last week.
19 Sep 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Argentina, BUENOS AIRES — Faced with positive crop production forecasts, recent volatile weather patterns and current need for water management, Argentine authorities are calling for creation of a national water plan that w
7 Sep 2012 - 09:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PERU, LIMA — The Peruvian government has sanctioned 10 fishing companies and one water company for polluting the Piura-Chira basin.
23 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CHILE, SANTIAGO — Chile’s Ministry of Agriculture has announced plans to create a national water bank network to facilitate water rights transactions.
23 Aug 2012 - 11:06 by Local Press Report
NAMIBIA, WINDHOEK (The Namibian) — The City of Windhoek's residents and industry consume approximately 25 million cubic metres of water per year, translating into 70 000 cubic metres per day, with a growth factor of 3 per cent a y
21 Aug 2012 - 10:52 by Local Press Report
ASTANA (Business New Europe) — A severe drought will slash Kazakhstan's 2012 grain harvest to around half the record 26.9m tonnes gathered in 2011, slashing agricultural revenues at a time when the economy is already anticipatin
8 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BUCHAREST, Romania — A delegation of Chinese investors met with Romanian authorities in Bucharest recently to discuss the multi-billion-dollar Siret-Bărăgan water supply system project.
1 Aug 2012 - 08:57 by Local Press Report
WINDHOEK (Bernama.com) — Namibia needs an estimated $452 million USD over the next five years for the upgrading and expansion of water supply infrastructure, Namibia's Press Agency reported. In a media statement issue
25 Jul 2012 - 09:47 by Local Press Report
24 Jul 2012 - 21:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CHILE, SANTIAGO — Chile last week installed 30 solar-powered water pumps in the Nuble region as part of the Agriculture Ministry’s National Solar Power Program.
19 Jul 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PRAGUE, Czech Republic — The “fair” or “reasonable” profit margin that Czech utilities are allowed to include in water prices can be raised by up to 5 percent per year under new regulations issued by the Finance Ministry.&