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  1. Nanomaterials Threaten Food Chain; New Report

    26 Apr 2013- 10:21 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC eNews Park Service A new report by the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) finds that nanomaterials added to soil via fertilizers and treated sewage waste used to fertilize fields could ...

    Local Press Report - 04/26/2013 - 10:40

  2. Tana River Farmers at Risk From Floods; Red Cross Assists With Evacuations

    Floodwaters in Kenya’s Tana River region have continued to rise, putting farmers who chose not to evacuate earlier this month at risk, according to Kenya Red Cross officials, who were helping evacuate residents this week. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/26/2013 - 10:27

  3. Dubai Police Rescue Man from Sewer

    26 Apr 2013- 10:01 by Local Press Report duBai The National A labourer trapped in a sewer with water filling up around him was saved in a last-gasp rescue by police. A group of workers had been extending water pipelines in Oud Metha when the man became ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2013 - 09:45

  4. Iran Plans 20 Water Projects at a Cost of $4.2 Billion

    Some 20 water supply projects worth $4.2 billion USD will be implemented across the country in the current Iranian year (started March 21), said the energy minister. ...

    Local Press Report - 04/26/2013 - 10:29

  5. South African Minister Says Water Important for Socio-Economic Development

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    Local Press Report - 04/26/2013 - 10:29

  6. Ethiopian Dam Would Cut Egypt’s Nile Water Share by 18 Billion Cubic Meters: Egyptian Minister

    Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project will reduce Egypt and Sudan’s share of Nile water by 18 billion cubic meters annually, Egyptian Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Bahaaeddine said on April 22. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/26/2013 - 10:16

  7. Egyptian Minister Wants to Stop Rice Growing in Desert Areas

    25 Apr 2013- 10:35 by Local Press Report CAIRO Egypt Independent Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Mohamed Bahaa Eddin has called for the prohibition of rice cultivation in desert lands, which is already forbidden by law, so as to reduce overdraft ...

    Local Press Report - 04/25/2013 - 10:42

  8. Energy Recovery Chosen For Two Desal Projects

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    Local Press Report - 05/15/2013 - 09:45

  9. Kuwaiti Government Provides $53 Million USD to UNICEF for Syrian Children

    The government of Kuwait this week pledged a $53 million USD contribution to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to help meet Syrian children’s health, water and sanitation and education needs. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/25/2013 - 10:16

  10. Economic Cooperation Organization Allocates $5.2 Million to Iranian Irrigation Project

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    Local Press Report - 04/25/2013 - 10:42

  11. Conversations With Water Leaders: Pat Mulroy on Urban Water Conservation and Trans-Boundary Cooperation

    First in a series “Conversations With Water Leaders” conducted by OOSKAnews in association with Singapore International Water Week. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:07

  12. Businesses Need More Collaborative, Sustainable Water Management Approach: WBCSD

    A new report by World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) called on businesses to focus on water management beyond the “fence-line,” or outside the company, to ensure sustainable use of the resource. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:12

  13. UAE Allocates $109 Million for Water Projects in Umm al Quwain

    The UAE Federal Electricity and Water Authority (FEWA) has allocated $109 million USD for water and energy projects in the emirate of Umm al Quwain, FEWA officials said on April 19. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:12

  14. Oman Fully Restores Water Supply

    24 Apr 2013- 09:58 by Local Press Report MUSCAT Oman Daily Observer Water supplies were restored to the Governorate of Al Dakhiliyah and the Governorate of South Batinah yesterday, said Dr Ali bin Hamad al Ghafri, Assistant Chairman of the Public ...

    Local Press Report - 04/24/2013 - 10:21

  15. Iraq Concerned Repel-Controlled Syrian Dam Could Collapse

    24 Apr 2013- 09:43 by Local Press Report BAGHDAD Al Arabiya Iraq has prepared contingency plans in case a dam in northern Syria that fell under rebel control two months ago collapses, an official told AFP on Monday. The dam on the Euphrates river in Raqa ...

    Local Press Report - 04/24/2013 - 10:21

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