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  1. GCC Plans Over $300 Billion in Water Investments

    4 Sep 2013- 09:58 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI International Water Summit Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is a thriving economy that is heavily investing in water to meet its growing water demand, sustainably. Over USD300 billion will be invested in GCC ...

    Local Press Report - 09/04/2013 - 09:58

  2. Private Sector Could Close Service Gap for World’s Poor: World Bank

    3 Sep 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The domestic private sector in developing countries could likely reach many of the poorest, un-served people there with water and sanitation services, according to a new report ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/03/2013 - 10:01

  3. Danish Company Completing Feasibility Study for Myanmar Pipe Project

    30 Aug 2013- 10:09 by Local Press Report YANGON Eleven Myanmar VCS Denmark, a company of Danish water network, is completing a feasibility study to build a high-tech pipeline system to provide clean water for Yangon residents, according to company ...

    Local Press Report - 08/30/2013 - 10:09

  4. World Bank Water Partnership Program Releases Progress Report

    27 Aug 2013- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank last week released a progress report on the first phase of its Water Partnership Program (WPP), a trust fund supported by the governments of the Netherlands, the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/30/2013 - 11:40

  5. Experts Urge Bangladesh to Expedite Rural Water and Sanitation, Invest in Climate Adaptation

    27 Aug 2013- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh The World Bank this week called on the Bangladeshi Department of Public Health Engineering to expedite the $92.6 million USD Bangladesh Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project, which is ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/27/2013 - 10:22

  6. Bulgaria Will Need to Spend $200 Million for Water Subsidies Over Next 25 Years

    22 Aug 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SOFIA, Bulgaria The Bulgarian government will have to spend about $200 million USD to subsidize water services for poor residents over the next 25 years, according to a draft water strategy developed by the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/22/2013 - 10:04

  7. Egypt Rolls Out $257 Million Irrigation Improvement Project

    20 Aug 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation on August 12 rolled out a $257 million USD irrigation improvement project. “The project will be implemented in an area of roughly 101,000 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/20/2013 - 10:04

  8. Global Flooding Will Cost Coastal Cities $1 Trillion by 2050: World Bank

    19 Aug 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Damage from flooding could end up costing the 136 largest coastal cities in the world as much as $1 trillion USD each year by 2050, according to a new study published this week in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/19/2013 - 10:02

  9. Tajik Opposition Criticizes Government Over Rogun Dam

    16 Aug 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan The leader of Tajik political opposition group the Islamic Rebirth Party of Tajikistan (IRPT) has criticized the country’s government for its failure to build the 3,600-megawatt Rogun ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/16/2013 - 10:05

  10. Egypt Seeks World Bank Funding for Water, Sanitation

    13 Aug 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian Minister of Housing and Public Utilities Ibrahim Mahlab met with World Bank officials last week to discuss funding for urgently needed water and sanitation projects. “We discussed a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/13/2013 - 10:03

  11. Corruption Undermines Liberia's Water Sector

    12 Aug 2013- 10:01 by Local Press Report MONROVIA The Informer A week-long integrity training for stakeholders in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector--said to be rocked by rampant corruption--kicked off in Monrovia last week, bringing together ...

    Local Press Report - 08/12/2013 - 10:01

  12. 85,000 Ecuadorians to Benefit from World Bank Funded Improvements to Water, Sanitation

    12 Aug 2013- 10:01 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC World Bank Close to 85 thousand Ecuadorians will directly benefit from improvements to water, sanitation and transportation services in the coastal municipality of Manta, as a result of a new US$100 ...

    Local Press Report - 08/12/2013 - 10:01

  13. World Bank Agrees to Fund Ukrainian Infrastructure Projects

    12 Aug 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Now that Ukraine has agreed to the World Bank’s condition that it renew cooperation with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as a prerequisite for getting more loans, the bank has confirmed ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/12/2013 - 10:01

  14. World Bank Approves $178 Million Loan to Mozambique

    30 Jul 2013- 10:06 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Mozambique News Agency The Executive Board of the World Bank last week approved a loan of $178 million USD to the Mozambican government. This will fund the expansion of the water supply in the Maputo ...

    Local Press Report - 07/30/2013 - 10:06

  15. World Bank Allocates $82 Million for Water in Uzbekistan

    29 Jul 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank last week came to an agreement with the government of Uzbekistan to allocate $275 million USD in loans and grants for a variety of development projects related to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2013 - 10:01

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