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16 May 2013 - 09:59 by Local Press Report
BAKU (Trend News Agency) — Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed an order on additional measures to improve the provision of cultivated land with irrigation and drinking water supply for the population. It is note
12 Apr 2013 - 09:42 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (Global Times ) — The Chinese government has alloted a total of $239.6 million USD to drought-hit areas to aid their agriculture production, the Ministry of Finance said on Thursday. The funds will go to the pr
18 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — The Egyptian government last week announced it would increase funding for water and sanitation projects in the 2012-2013 fiscal year by $148 million USD.
15 Feb 2013 - 10:40 by Local Press Report
BUDAPEST (News.LK) — On a request made by the Government of Sri Lanka, the Hungarian Export - Import Bank Private Limited Company (Hungarian Exim Bank) has agreed to provide financial assistance of $47 million USD fo
7 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka’s Trincomalee Integrated Water Supply Project, which provides safe drinking water for over 330,000 people in the country’s Eastern Province, stated operations this week.
11 Dec 2012 - 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
KHARTOUM, Sudan — The Sudanese Ministry of Finance and National Economy last week signed an $88 million USD loan agreement with Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) to fund new irrigation projects.
12 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, LAS VEGAS NV — The United States and Mexico could soon sign a five-year agreement that would add new areas in Mexico to the 1944 treaty between the two countries on sharing the waters of the Colorado River, the L
12 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
GUATEMALA, GUATEMALA CITY — The earthquake that hit Guatemala on November 7 left 42 people dead and another 1.2 million affected by damaged infrastructure and lack of public services, President Otto Pérez Molina announced on
7 Nov 2012 - 09:42 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (Xinhua) — Reservoir resettlement migrants have received $15.84 billion USD in subsidies between January and October, China's Ministry of Finance (MOF) said on November 7. The amount in subsidies to la
2 Nov 2012 - 09:45 by Local Press Report
ABU DHABI (Global Arab Network) — The UAE’s $12.14 billion USD federal budget that focuses on social welfare, is also targeted to improve investment climate and its competitiveness, Global Arab Network reports according to lo
22 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Brazil, BRASILIA — Brazil needs to invest $8.4 billion USD per year on sanitation networks and treatment plants if it wants to achieve universal basic sanitation by 2030, according to two Brazilian industry groups.
3 Oct 2012 - 10:26 by Local Press Report
DAR ES SALAAM (Tanzania Daily News) — The Indian government has fulfilled its commitment to support Tanzania by approving $178 million USD to fund water supply projects in Dar es Salaam and Chalinze in Coast region. According to a
3 Oct 2012 - 10:01 by Local Press Report
KHARTOUM (Sudan News Agency) — An agreement, on additional loan of $100 million USD for Upper Atbara and Setet Dams Complex extended by the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), was signed Tuesday at the premises of the Ministry of
1 Oct 2012 - 09:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan’s Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) is being challenged over allegations of discrepancies and anomalies in the contract award for the 106-megawatt Golen Gol hydropower project.
28 Sep 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BRUSSELS, Belgium — The European Commission’s European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF), an EU budget watchdog, has recommended that the commission require Estonia to pay back the funds it allocated as aid for a water project
20 Sep 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Mexico, MEXICO CITY — There is no risk of a food crisis in Mexico, despite the recent drought in the northern part of the country, according to the head of Mexico’s National Water Commission (Conagua).
10 Sep 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
China, CHONGQING — A stretch of China's Yangtze River near the city of Chongqing has turned red, and authorities are not sure why.
21 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — The Egyptian Ministry of Finance said it would tender a number of public-private-partnership (PPP) projects in the water and wastewater treatment sectors before the end of this year.
17 Aug 2012 - 09:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, KYIV — A sewage leak at a prison tuberculosis hospital in Ukraine has raised fears that the Donbass River and a reservoir serving local residents have been contaminated with the potentially fatal virus in
14 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
China, SHENYANG — Officials from China’s Ministry of Finance, the National Development and Reform Commission and the Department of Environmental Protection last week signed an agreement with the government of Liaoni
16 Jul 2012 - 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Sweden, STOCKHOLM — The new executive director of the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) will work to build bridges among that various sectors involved in sustainable development around the world.
29 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — Chinese authorities will create a fund worth $1.27 billion USD by 2015 to develop water-efficient farms in northeast China's grain-producing areas.
26 Jun 2012 - 09:31 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (China.org.cn) — Chinese authorities will create a fund worth nearly $6 billion USD by 2015 to develop water-efficient farms in northeast China's grain-producing areas. The fund will be used to develop 38 mi
11 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — A Chinese environment official last week sounded the alarm about pollution in China's rivers, lakes and seas, saying the problem in the near-shore waters of major coastal economic zones is particul
31 May 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — A new report from China’s Environment Ministry finds that most of the country’s groundwater sources are polluted.
21 May 2012 - 09:56 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (water-technology.net) — The government of China is planning to allocate $79 billion USD for the prevention and control of water pollution in major drainage areas until 2015. The plans were revealed by the Ministry
15 May 2012 - 09:16 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (Xinhua (China)) — China's central government is to launch a special fund to support weather modification operations by local authorities in areas prone to drought and haze, according to a Ministry of Finance (MOF)
15 May 2012 - 09:12 by Local Press Report
XI'AN (Xinhua (China)) — China will invest $94.9 million over the next three years to protect Hongjiannao Lake, the country's largest desert freshwater lake, from shrinking, local authorities announced Tuesday. Hong
14 May 2012 - 10:55 by Local Press Report
duBai (TradeArabia News Service) — International Power has announced the completion of the sale of a 40 per cent stake in Bahrain's Hidd Power Company (HPC) to Malakoff International, a wholly owned subsidiary of Malakoff Cor
7 May 2012 - 11:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s largest water services provider is facing off against a Chinese contractor over the $96 million USD price tag for a well-drilling project at Akaki, near Addis Ababa.
30 Apr 2012 - 09:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda last week signed a $47 million USD deal with a consortium of development organizations and private firms to build infrastructure, including electricity and water supply, in the isolated is
26 Apr 2012 - 09:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Mexico, MEXICO CITY — The government of Mexico's Federal District this month has sent approximately 100,000 requests for users in arrears to pay.
23 Apr 2012 - 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
nairoBi, Kenya — Starved of donor aid, Kenya is counting on the $900 million USD remitted to the country annually by expatriates to plug the financial deficit in the water and sanitation sector.
20 Mar 2012 - 12:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malawi, LILONGWE — The Malawi government’s water sector performance review, released this month, reveals that although some Malawians in urban and rural areas continue to struggle with access to safe water, sanitat
13 Mar 2012 - 15:25 by Local Press Report
sinGapore (Xinhua (China)) — Singapore’s water agency Public Utilities Board (PUB) spends $1.03 billion USD a year on capital and operating expenses, local daily Business Times reported on March 7.
27 Feb 2012 - 15:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — South African construction firm Basil Read in mid-February won the $152 million USD tender for the second phase of the Olifants River Water Resources Development Project.
20 Feb 2012 - 20:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — The Egyptian government last week announced it would tender $1.8 billion USD worth of sanitation projects on a public-private partnership (PPP) basis.
15 Feb 2012 - 08:32 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (Eco-Business.com) — China’s central government last week announced funding for the use of water-saving irrigation technologies in major grain-producing regions, a move aimed at boosting grain output for the country’s
13 Feb 2012 - 18:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malawi, LILONGWE — Water and sanitation are woefully underfunded in Malawi’s district assemblies, calling into question the country’s move to decentralize the sector.
13 Feb 2012 - 18:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
nairoBi, Kenya — Water projects in Kenya slated for the first quarter of this financial year are under pressure due to the Eurozone debt crisis, with experts projecting slow growth in the country’s water sector f