8 Apr 2013 - 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
sinGapore — Singapore’s Hyflux Ltd announced on April 4 that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Hyflux Investment Consultancy and Management Service, had signed two agreements to collaborate on water and environment
14 Mar 2013 - 07:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — The European Union is providing $28.7 million USD project for a technical program to improve drinking water and sanitation strategies in Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco, Egyptian officials said earlier
4 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
AMMAN, Jordan — Cross-border water-sharing, wastewater reuse and renewable energy-powered desalination were among the issues discussed duringthe Second Arab Water Week, which took place in the Jordanian capital
17 Jan 2013 - 09:38 by Local Press Report
BARCELONA (Union of the Mediterranean ) — The UfM labelled project “Overcoming Governance challenges to the mobilization of financing for the Mediterranean water sector”, promoted by the Global Water Partnership Mediterranean (GWP-Med) a
16 Jan 2013 - 01:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
sinGapore — A consortium of Singapore water services company Hyflux and Japan’s Hitachi has signed a water purchase agreement to deliver desalinated water to the Dahej Special Economic Zone in Gujarat, India,
10 Jan 2013 - 10:35 by Local Press Report
Geneva (Gulf Business) — Severe income disparity is regarded as the most likely risk in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region over the next decade, according to the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks 2013 repor
5 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, WASHINGTON DC — Technologies like drip irrigation, solar-powered desalination and wastewater reuse “can play an important role in mitigating water scarcity" in the Middle East and North Africa, “albeit in some cou
5 Dec 2012 - 10:59 by Local Press Report
DOHA (Bradenton Herald) — The Middle East and North Africa will be especially hard hit by climate change in the coming decades, the World Bank said in a report Wednesday, saying the region will see less rainfall, more rec
12 Nov 2012 - 09:14 by Local Press Report
MUSCAT (4-traders) — Sumitomo Corporation, in conjunction with Malakoff Corporation Berhad and Cadagua, S.A., has been awarded as Successful Bidder from the Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP), a state-owne
EBRD Announces First Investment in "Emerging Arab Democracies," America's Regional Aid Under Pressure
20 Sep 2012 - 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
LONDON, United Kingdom — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on September 18 announced approval for its first investments in “emerging Arab democracies” as a “response” to the “political and economi
12 Sep 2012 - 11:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
new yorK, ny, united states — InterAction Council (IAC), an independent international organization made up of 40 former government leaders and heads of state, this week called on the United Nation’s Security Council to focus on
10 Sep 2012 - 09:09 by Local Press Report
PAPHOS (Reuters) — European governments must wield their influence and engineering skills more effectively to prevent conflicts over water supply that could threaten global security, the European Union's policy chief
8 Jun 2012 - 09:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — The World Bank Group on June 5 released its new Environment Strategy for 2012-2022, which aims to promote sustainable development that is environmentally and economically sound in order to achieve
23 May 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ROME, Italy — Land and water constraints in the Middle East and North Africa “severely limit” the potential for increased food production, participants heard at the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) 31st
21 May 2012 - 20:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
United Kingdom, BATH — A new study from risk analysis experts Maplecroft identifies China, India, Pakistan, South Africa and the United States as containing large tracts where unsustainable water use is outpacing suppl
30 Apr 2012 - 10:27 by Local Press Report
TUNIS (ANSAMed) — Full Story - Three major canals, known
27 Mar 2012 - 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — UAE-based Metito Group won the $14.2 million USD contract to build a water treatment facility as part of the $1.2 billion USD North Giza Power Station project, according to Egyptian electricity m
27 Mar 2012 - 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — Egypt’s Red Sea governorate this month launched three new drinking water and sanitation projects worth over $50 million USD.
27 Mar 2012 - 09:16 by Local Press Report
IMITER (AFP) — Atop a remote mountain overlooking one of Africa’s largest silver mines, a group of Moroccan activists -- many of them women and children -- are trying to choke off the facility’s water supply.
13 Mar 2012 - 00:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — Egypt and the Democratic Republic of the Congo on March 4 signed a technical cooperation protocol on water resources management.
13 Mar 2012 - 00:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — The Egyptian government will tender two sewage treatment plants within the next two months on a public-private partnership basis.
13 Mar 2012 - 00:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — Twenty-one percent of Egypt’s drinking water production -- about 28 million cubic meters per day -- was wasted last year, according to a new government report.
7 Mar 2012 - 17:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MOSCOW, Russia — HMS Group, one of Russia’s largest pump manufacturers, has added a new generation of submersible pumps to its line and is planning to export the pumps in the Middle East-North Africa region.
5 Mar 2012 - 15:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — Egypt’s Beheira and Alexandria governorates are taking new steps to improve the sanitation situation in the region.
5 Mar 2012 - 15:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — Egypt’s Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources has developed a new strategy to protect the Nile River from pollution, Water Minister Hisham Qandil said on February 27.
5 Mar 2012 - 09:42 by Local Press Report
MONTREAL (Vancouver Sun (Canada)) — Shares of SNC-Lavalin Group Inc tumbled on February 28 after it revealed a probe into tens of millions of dollars of mysterious payments and warned that the impact of Libya’s civil war would push
5 Mar 2012 - 09:40 by Local Press Report
GENEVA/CAIRO (United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction Secretariat -- Regional Office for Arab States) — Morocco is taking steps to join 78 other nations whose governments have created National Platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction to support policies for building resilience to disasters.
5 Mar 2012 - 08:56 by Local Press Report
TUNIS (African Manager) — A loan agreement worth $43.3 million USD to finance the project for quality improvement of treated wastewater was signed by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the National Sanitation Board (ONA
27 Feb 2012 - 15:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — Tensions between upstream and downstream Nile Basin countries were heightened last week after Ethiopian officials made statements calling for implementing the contentious Entebbe Framework water-
27 Feb 2012 - 15:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — Kafr al Sheikh Drinking Water and Sanitation Company lost $10 million USD during the past fiscal year, according to a report issued February 21 by Egypt’s Central Auditing Agency.
27 Feb 2012 - 14:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — Sanitation services in rural Egypt are deteriorating, posing a threat to human health and the environment, according to a study published February 20.
27 Feb 2012 - 10:15 by Local Press Report
TUNIS (Xinhua (China)) — Fourteen out of Tunisia’s 34 dams have reached full capacity following the heavy rains recently recorded in several areas of the country, the official TAP press agency reported on February 22.&nb
20 Feb 2012 - 19:55 by Local Press Report
MUSCAT (Fox News) — A U.S.
20 Feb 2012 - 19:25 by Local Press Report
ABU DHABI (Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates)) — Drake & Scull International, or DSI, on Monday reported a 36 percent growth in net profit on newly-acquired companies that attracted more contracts.
13 Feb 2012 - 18:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — Egypt will assist the Democratic Republic of Congo with dam and well-drilling projects under an agreement signed between the two countries on February 5.
13 Feb 2012 - 18:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — The city of Marsa Alam, in eastern Egypt, is building a new 3,000-cubic-meter-per-day desalination plant.
13 Feb 2012 - 18:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — The Egyptian government last week allocated $3.5 million USD to complete stalled sanitation projects in the governorate of Marsa Matrouh.
13 Feb 2012 - 18:19 by Local Press Report
MONTREAL (CBC (Canada)) — One of the people accused in an alleged plot to smuggle members of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi’s family to Mexico was with an SNC-Lavalin executive when police took her into custody.