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  1. DSI Earns $175.6 Million USD in Revenues in Q1 of 2011

    16 May 2011- 12:52 by Local Press Report duBai Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates) Drake & Scull International (DSI) earned $175.6 million USD in revenue in the first quarter of 2011, a growth of 67 percent compared to the $105.1 million USD in ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:58

  2. Abu Dhabi to Pay Farmers to Stop Water-Intensive Cultivation

    16 May 2011- 11:27 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI Reuters Abu Dhabi will provide grants of up to $30,000 USD to farmers to refrain from water-intensive cultivation, according to the emirate’s food control authority.  “Non-cultivation of animal feeds, ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:59

  3. Seed Research Could Improve Food Security in Drought-Hit Areas

    9 May 2011- 18:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Sparse rainfall in East Africa has left millions of people short of food, as crops wither and livestock perish for a second season. United Nations officials say some 2.4 million Somalis-- 32 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:59

  4. Malawi-British Tensions Could Affect Water Projects

    9 May 2011- 18:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Malawi, LILONGWE The Malawi government’s efforts to increase the number of people accessing safe water are in danger due to the country’s dispute with major donor and former colonial power the United Kingdom. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:59

  5. Ethiopia to Postpone Ratifying Nile Framework Agreement Until After Egypt’s Elections

    9 May 2011- 18:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi announced in late April that he would postpone ratification of the Entebbe Nile Basin Framework Agreement signed by six Nile Basin countries last year.  Zenawi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:59

  6. Ensuring Access to Water Necessary for Mideast Peace: OIC

    9 May 2011- 18:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent istanBul, turkey Ensuring reliable water access is necessary to ensure peace and stability in the Middle East, where a number of countries are facing unrest fueled by water supply problems and growing ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:59

  7. New Utility Boss Pledges Financial Sustainability, Efficiency

    9 May 2011- 18:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya Peter Kuguru, the new chairman of the Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company, has promised a radical overhaul of the utility’s operations by focusing on a lean and efficient management structure ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:59

  8. Uganda Invites Bids for Nakivubo Wastewater Treatment Plant

    Uganda has short-listed five companies to bid for the contract to build Sub-Saharan Africa’s first large-scale wastewater treatment plant at Nakivubo, in the capital city of Kampala. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:59

  9. U.S. Provides $8.5 Million USD for Côte d’Ivoire

    9 May 2011- 18:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The U.S. government will provide an additional $8.5 million USD in humanitarian aid to refugees and internally displaced persons in Côte d’Ivoire, the Stat Department announced on ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:00

  10. Water, Agriculture Need to Build Capacity to Feed 9 Billion

    9 May 2011- 18:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, LINCOLN, Nebraska Both water and agricultural practice experts need to carefully and intelligently build capacity and markets for developing countries to achieve food and water sustainability, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 08:48

  11. Egypt to Resume $10 Billion USD Irrigation Modernization Project

    9 May 2011- 18:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt  Egyptian Minister of Agriculture Ayman Abu Hadid announced that implementation of a major project to modernize irrigation systems in two regions of the country would resume.  The project will soon ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:59

  12. New Climate Change Report Finds Higher Sea Level Rise

    9 May 2011- 18:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The increase in sea levels due to climate change is likely to be much higher than previously thought, according to a new report on climate change in the Arctic, coordinated by the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:00

  13. Egypt to Build Desalination Plant in Marsa Matrouh

    9 May 2011- 18:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s Supreme Military Council has approved construction of a desalination plant in the governorate of Marsa Matrouh in northwestern Egypt. The new plant will have a total capacity of 20,000 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/17/2013 - 17:56

  14. Stakeholders Call for Policy on Rainwater Harvesting in Ghana

    9 May 2011- 18:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GHANA, ACCRA Stakeholders in Ghana are urging the government to expedite a rainwater harvesting policy to improve water delivery and provision in the West African country. President John Evans Atta Mills in his ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:59

  15. Government to Provide 200 Boreholes in Central Region

    9 May 2011- 17:58 by Local Press Report CAPE COAST GNA (Ghana) Some 200 boreholes, eight small town pipe systems and eight limited mechanized water distribution systems will be built in Cape Coast, Twifo Hemang, Lower Denkyira, Upper Denkyira East and ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:59

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