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  1. Ford's Southern African Unit Invests $2.4 Million USD in Wastewater Treatment

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    Local Press Report - 10/08/2012 - 09:32

  2. Southern African Officials Work on Regional Agreement

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    Local Press Report - 06/07/2012 - 09:20

  3. South Africa Delays Review of National Water Resources Strategy

    14 May 2012- 14:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa The delay in the planned review of South Africa’s National Water Resources Strategy emerged as a key concern at a Water Institute of Southern Africa conference in Cape Town on May 7. Ma ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:22

  4. US Lends $355 Million USD to Zambia for Lusaka Infrastructure

    30 Apr 2012- 09:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent lusaKa, Zambia The U.S. government, through the Millennium Challenge Corporation, will lend Zambia $354.8 million USD to upgrade water and sanitation services in Lusaka province, under a compact deal to be sig ...

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

  5. African States Urged to Entrench Rights to Food and Water

    16 Apr 2012- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya The right to adequate quantities of water and food should be embedded in national legislation and policies to support sustainable development in Africa, according to the UN Special Rapporteur on ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:22

  6. Malawi Urged to Take Steps to Avoid Water Conflicts

    As Malawi’s population and industrial development increase-- simultaneously raising the level of water consumption, misuse and pollution-- the country needs policies that will strengthen regional cohesion and cross-border water resource management to avoi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:24

  7. Kenya Seeks New Water Technologies as Drought Looms

    20 Feb 2012- 19:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya  Kenya is investing in water conservation technologies to boost dry land farming, as the East African region braces for repeated droughts and other effects of climate change.  A three-year proje ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:29

  8. Three European Banks to Provide $272.8 Million USD for Mooi-Mgeni Water Supply Project

    23 May 2011- 13:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent South Africa, PIETERMARITZBURG Three major European lending banks have entered an agreement with the Development Bank of Southern Africa to provide $272.8 million USD in financing to the Trans-Caledon Tunnel A ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:58

  9. Agriculture in Africa Needs More Sustainable Intensification

    7 Mar 2011- 14:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Although some improvements have been made in African agriculture through sustainable intensification programs, increasing the use of these techniques can produce more yield with fewer env ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 15:11

  10. Acute Water Problems Leading to Global Food Crisis?

    17 Feb 2011- 11:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states  Rising political unrest in Middle East and North Africa is at least partially blamed on rising food costs for staple crops like rice and wheat-- raising concerns over potential g ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 11:17

  11. Acute Water Problems Leading to Global Food Crisis?

    16 Feb 2011- 09:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, WASHINGTON DC  Rising political unrest in Middle East and North Africa is at least partially blamed on rising food costs for staple crops like rice and wheat-- raising concerns over potential gl ...

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

  12. Acute Water Problems Leading to Global Food Crisis?

    15 Feb 2011- 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Rising political unrest in Middle East and North Africa is at least partially blamed on rising food costs for staple crops like rice and wheat-- raising concerns over potential gl ...

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

  13. Acute Water Problems Leading to Global Food Crisis?

    14 Feb 2011- 14:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Rising political unrest in Middle East and North Africa is at least partially blamed on rising food costs for staple crops like rice and wheat-- raising concerns over potential gl ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 11:17

  14. Climate Change Severely Affecting SADC Countries' Water Resources

    25 Oct 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Botswana, MAUN Climate change is severely affecting water resources in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) region because countries are not able to adapt to the challenge. As a result, SADC member ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 03:00

  15. SADC Lacks Resources to Back Its Water Policy

    18 Oct 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa Southern Africa has a detailed framework of policy and best practices concerning water resources, appropriate in a region that faces growing water stress, but funding and personnel c ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 03:00

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