21 May 2012 - 17:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan’s Ministry of Water and Power is investigating problems it found in the contract award for the 106-megawatt Golen Gol hydropower project.
21 May 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — Nile Basin issues were not high on the agenda at last week’s African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW) meeting in Cairo, even though Egyptian officials were eager to address the topic.
18 May 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda’s controversial $2.2 billion USD Karuma Dam project faces more delays, with more questions being raised over the role of the country’s development partners in the project and the viability o
18 May 2012 - 10:40 by Local Press Report
MANILA (Manila Standard (Philippines)) — The World Bank has approved a $275-million loan to finance the construction of wastewater treatment facilities in several catchment areas of Metro Manila that will help improve Manila Bay’s water
17 May 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — The World Bank on May 10 approved an $80 million USD loan to support agricultural water management in the Chinese provinces of Ningxia, Hebei and Shanxi.
16 May 2012 - 08:34 by Local Press Report
MANILA (ABS-CBNnews.com) — The World Bank board of executive directors approved $275 million USD in financing for a project aimed at improving wastewater collection and treatment practices in some areas of Metro Manila.
16 May 2012 - 08:21 by Local Press Report
ACCRA (GhanaWeb) — The Ghana government has secured $145 million USD from the China Development Bank and World Bank to develop 15,000 hectares for irrigated crops in the country. In addition, plans are far advan
14 May 2012 - 15:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Argentina, BUENOS AIRES — The ongoing drought in parts of South America will have a significant impact on the world supply of soybeans.
14 May 2012 - 14:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — Tanzania’s persistent power shortages have disrupted water supply in the country’s major urban regions, including the capital.
10 May 2012 - 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
HONDURAS, TELA — Representatives of 26 Latin American and Caribbean countries met in the Caribbean city of Tela last week for their first ever discussion on climate change financing.
9 May 2012 - 09:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BUCHAREST, Romania — Romania’s new Minister of Environment and Forests Attila Korodi in late April launched a $71.7 million USD program to control nitrate pollution in 69 rural communities where water sources have be
9 May 2012 - 09:47 by Local Press Report
ASTANA (Central Asia Online) — Full Story - A project supported by the World Bank and Kazakhstani government helped cont
8 May 2012 - 12:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — A new report from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) recommends that frequent flooding in China be better anticipated and managed so that people living in flood-affected areas can find ways to adju
7 May 2012 - 12:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
nairoBi, Kenya, OOSKAnews — The World Bank is working with the Athi Water Services Board and the Nairobi Metropolitan Development Ministry on a long-term sewer upgrade project in one of the city’s fastest-growing satellite
7 May 2012 - 11:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TEL AVIV, Israel — The Indian government is courting Israeli technology for its $3 billion USD project to clean up the polluted Ganges River.
2 May 2012 - 11:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
SOFIA, Bulgaria — Six ministries will work together for better management of the water resources under Bulgaria’s proposed new water sector strategy.
2 May 2012 - 10:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, ODESSA — The Ukrainian city of Odessa will receive $25 million USD to continue with rehabilitation of the city’s sewerage system, after the Odessa City Council and the World Bank signed a new loan agreeme
1 May 2012 - 14:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World Bank’s private lending arm, plans to invest around $100 million USD per year to support private investment in India’s water sector.
1 May 2012 - 14:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TOKYO, Japan — Japan will commit some $7.5 billion USD in official development assistance to countries in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region in 2013-2015 to support their efforts to meet the UN Millennium Developmen
30 Apr 2012 - 09:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — Eighteen African countries are losing around $5.5 billion USD annually because of the health effects of poor sanitation, according to a new study from the World Bank’s Water and Sanitation Progra
24 Apr 2012 - 14:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — New Delhi-based Pragati India Fund has announced its maiden investment in Madhya Pradesh-based Jash Engineering Ltd.
23 Apr 2012 - 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — The United States announced on April 20 that it is joining the Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) partnership, comprised of governments, donors, civil society and multilateral organizations worki
23 Apr 2012 - 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
new yorK, ny, united states — Private involvement in water services, especially in developing countries, hinders rather than helps the goal of improved and expanded water and sanitation services, says a report released April
23 Apr 2012 - 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — The World Bank Development Economics Prospects Group recently released an assessment of progress in achieving the UN Millennium Development Goals in Yemen.
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.
23 Apr 2012 - 10:37 by Local Press Report
MONROVIA (The Heritage) — Full Story - Liberia's economy loses $17.5 million USD (2.0 percent of GDP) each year due to poor sanitation, according to a new re
17 Apr 2012 - 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
dhaka, Bangladesh — The government of Bangladesh on April 12 signed a $75 million USD financing agreement with the World Bank to provide safe water for around 1.6 million people living in rural areas where the water
5 Apr 2012 - 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Moldova, CHISINAU — Nearly half of the Moldovan population drinks unsafe water, national health authorities warned in late March.
5 Apr 2012 - 10:01 by Local Press Report
BAKU (Trend News Agency (Azerbaijan)) — A construction consultant under the national water supply and sanitation services project financed by the Azerbaijani government and the World Bank has been determined, the state owned Azersu sai
4 Apr 2012 - 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The World Bank in mid-March approved $250 million USD to support a major irrigation program in Pakistan.
29 Mar 2012 - 09:47 by Local Press Report
ROSEAU (IPS) — Dominica presented its “2012-2020 Low Carbon Climate Resilient Development Strategy” to donors including the World Bank on March 21 in a bid to gain wider access to funding and position itself as
28 Mar 2012 - 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
dhaka, Bangladesh — The World Bank on March 22 approved a $75 million USD concessional credit for the Bangladesh Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project.
28 Mar 2012 - 08:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
India, AHMEDABAD — Ahmedabad-based water company Doshion Ltd.
27 Mar 2012 - 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
JUBA, South Sudan — South Sudan’s Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation has been spared in the deep budget cuts announced this month by Finance and Economic Planning Minister Kosti Manibe Ngai.