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  1. Bulgarian Ministry Objects to Subsidies Included in Draft Water Strategy

    1 Nov 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SOFIA, Bulgaria Bulgaria’s Ministry of Labor and Social Policy has voiced opposition to portions of the country’s draft water strategy that would require it to fund water services for the poor. The draft water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/01/2013 - 10:00

  2. Poor Sanitation Hinders Indonesia’s Growth Potential: World Bank

    31 Oct 2013- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JAKARTA, Indonesia Lack of adequate sanitation services in Indonesia negatively impact the nation’s economic growth potential, the World Bank said this week. The bank’s latest review the country’s urban ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/31/2013 - 10:23

  3. World Bank Urges Support for Pastoralism, Irrigation in Sahel Region

    29 Oct 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank this week urged African countries and communities in the Sahel region, as well as the international community, to support and expand pastoralism and large-scale ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/29/2013 - 10:03

  4. Ukraine to Spend $1.8 Billion for Housing, Public Services Next Year

    28 Oct 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Ukraine will launch five major housing and municipal service projects next year, with a total investment of $1.8 billion USD, the Ukrainian Ministry of Regional Development, Construction, Housing ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/28/2013 - 10:02

  5. Nigerian State Gets $200 Million World Bank Loan for Water, Rails

    25 Oct 2013- 10:13 by Local Press Report ABUJA Daily Trust The Lagos State government is to borrow $200 million from the World Bank to finance light rail and water projects. Details of the loan were contained in a letter forwarded to the Senate by ...

    Local Press Report - 10/25/2013 - 10:13

  6. Small Communities May Need Partnerships for Water Supply Systems

    23 Oct 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Small rural communities may not have the resources available to operate and maintain their own water supply systems, and therefore may be better off entering into a partnership to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/23/2013 - 10:03

  7. AfDB Lends Mali $75.5 Million to Improve Drinking Water Access

    21 Oct 2013- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TUNIS, Tunisia The African Development Bank (AfDB) announced this month that it is lending Mali $75.5 million USD for a project to improve the drinking water supply in the capital city, Bamako. Financing for ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/21/2013 - 10:19

  8. Haitian Factories Lack Water, Sanitation Services

    18 Oct 2013- 10:14 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Canadian Safety Reporter Haiti's garment factories are unsafe for their workers, often lacking marked fire exits, safe drinking water and sufficient toilets, a labour group says. A study by the ...

    Local Press Report - 10/18/2013 - 10:14

  9. Kenya Announces $1.2 Billion in Water Projects

    17 Oct 2013- 10:05 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Star (Kenya) Coast Water Services Board has announced a master plan worth more than Sh100 billion ($1.2 billion USD) to boost water supply. The move is aimed at bridging the gap which is at 76 per cent ...

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

  10. Jordan Receives $20 Million in Aid for Syrian Refugees

    16 Oct 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The Jordanian government will receive $20 million USD in aid to improve living conditions for Syrian refugees there, government officials said last week. “The World Bank has pledged $10 million ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/16/2013 - 10:10

  11. Argentina to Pay $500 Million to Settle Pending Contract Disputes, Free Up World Bank Credits

    15 Oct 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina The government of Argentina will pay $500 million USD to five companies to settle cases pending at the World Bank’s International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes and the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/15/2013 - 10:03

  12. Anti-Mining Coalition Condemns Attempted Assassination of Water Activist in El Salvador

    14 Oct 2013- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador The National Roundtable Against Metallic Mining in El Salvador (MESA), a coalition of environmental, community and human rights organizations, released a statement late last week ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/14/2013 - 10:12

  13. OFID Provides $50 Million for Pakistan’s Neelum-Jhelum Dam

    14 Oct 2013- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) announced last week that it would provide a $50 million USD loan to Pakistan to complete the $2.79 billion USD, 969-megawatt ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/14/2013 - 10:12

  14. Kenyan Community Faces Water Rationing

    11 Oct 2013- 09:56 by Local Press Report ELDORET The Star (Kenya) Eldoret town residents will experience water rationing due to an acute shortage of the commodity. The Eldoret Water and Sanitation Company said the town requires more than 42,000 cubic ...

    Local Press Report - 10/11/2013 - 09:56

  15. Argentina Lacks Accurate Data on Aquifers

    11 Oct 2013- 09:56 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES Inter Press Services Half of Argentina is supplied with water by invisible underground aquifers, which are crucial in the country’s arid and semi-arid regions, experts say. But Tierramérica discovered ...

    Local Press Report - 10/11/2013 - 09:56

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