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  1. UN Urges World to Work Together to Combat Drought, Desertification

    17 Jun 2013- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The United Nations on June 17 urged countries around the world to work together to prepare for and build resilience to drought. “Droughts are hard to avert, but their effects can be ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/21/2013 - 10:02

  2. Irish Company Signs Industrial Water Reuse Contract in Brazil

    5 Jun 2013- 09:48 by Local Press Report BELFAST Water World Water and waste processing company CDEnviro has secured its first major contract in Brazil after participating on a Trade Mission organised by Invest Northern Ireland. The project will see ...

    Local Press Report - 06/05/2013 - 09:48

  3. Israeli Company, Indian State May Sign Saline Water Crop Agreement

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    Local Press Report - 05/20/2013 - 10:20

  4. Saratov, Russia Targets Water Quality in Aftermath of Drought

    Government officials from the city of Saratov and environmental non-profit the Russian Water Association met October 5 discussed how to improve the freshwater provision for residents of the city. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/10/2012 - 10:10

  5. Climate Resilience Among Small Farmers Boosts East African Food Production: Survey

    Millions of small-scale farmers across East Africa have boosted their climate resilience through innovative but cost-effective technologies to produce more food, according to a new survey by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/13/2012 - 09:58

  6. Argentina Is Among World's Top Virtual Water Exporters

    Argentina is one of the main exporters of virtual water worldwide, according to the country’s National Agricultural Technology Institute (INTA). ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/29/2012 - 09:09

  7. Heavy Metal Polluted Soils in China Can Contaminate Water

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    Local Press Report - 05/31/2012 - 10:44

  8. European Commission Presents New Guidelines on Soil Sealing

    18 May 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission last week presented guidelines on ways to restrict soil sealing, the main cause of soil degradation throughout Europe. Soil sealing (the covering of land by ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:15

  9. Soil, Water Contamination Less Than Feared

    27 Oct 2010- 14:48 by Local Press Report HUNGARY, BUDAPEST Nature.com The level of contamination of soil and water affected by Hungary's toxic sludge spill is lower than initially feared, the Hungarian Academy of Sciences said. Concentrations of ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2011 - 21:00

  10. Soil Erosion Threatens Tajikistan's Water Resources

    2 Dec 2009- 13:48 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Soil erosion is a major threat to soil and water resources in Tajikistan. Since only 7 percent of Tajikistan's land is suitable for ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2011 - 21:00

  11. China Eyes International Cooperation on Water Management, Sedimentation

    3 Aug 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China aims to use its experience with sedimentation, soil erosion, rising riverbeds and shrinking reservoirs and farmland to help other nations cope with these problems, Minister of Water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 09:00

  12. Water Shortages, Saline Soil Hit Food Production

    15 Dec 2008- 13:48 by Local Press Report Iraq, KUT The National (United Arab Emirates) Drought, drying rivers, soil salinity and a shortage of fuel for pumps are taking a serious toll on Iraqi farmers in Wasit province's capital, Kut. Average ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 05:00

  13. Iraq Undertakes Project to Revive Dead Farmland, Clean Rivers

    8 Dec 2008- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Iraq, BAGHDAD I raq has launched a massive project aimed at flushing excess salinity from its soil and cleansing its rivers and waterways. The project envisages salt removal to help revive 2.5 million hectares ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 04:00

  14. Iraq Undertakes Project to Revive Dead Farmland, Clean Rivers

    8 Dec 2008- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Iraq, BAGHDAD I raq has launched a massive project aimed at flushing excess salinity from its soil and cleansing its rivers and waterways. The project envisages salt removal to help revive 2.5 million hectares ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 05:00

  15. Bahraini Farmers Urged to Use Hydroponics

    2 Nov 2008- 19:20 by Local Press Report MANAMA, Bahrain TradeArabia News Service Bahraini farmers are being urged to turn to hydroponics to grow crops for local consumption. This soil-free growth method could help the country fight the effects of food ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 05:00

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