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  1. Iran Seeks Japanese Investment in Water, Automotive Industries

    5 Feb 2016- 09:24 by Local Press Report TOKYO Nikkei Asian Review Ali Tayyebnia, Iran's economic affairs and finance minister, on Thursday discussed opportunities for foreign investment in Iran and the government's economic plan. Tayyebnia said ...

    Local Press Report - 02/05/2016 - 09:24

  2. USAID, Nestle Launch Joint Water and Sanitation Programs in Indonesia

    5 Feb 2016- 09:25 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Jakarta Globe On Tuesday, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and Nestlé Indonesia announced the launch of joint programs focusing on improving water sanitation for Indonesians. Development ...

    Local Press Report - 02/05/2016 - 09:25

  3. Researchers Link Climate Change, Zika Outbreak in Brazil

    5 Feb 2016- 09:28 by Local Press Report HAIFA Israel21c A preliminary study undertaken at the University of Haifa and the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has found a link between the exceptionally hot, dry winter and spring ...

    Local Press Report - 02/05/2016 - 09:28

  4. Colombia’s Largest Wetland Under Threat

    5 Feb 2016- 09:30 by Local Press Report BOGOTA Colombia Reports Designated a UNESCO Biosphere reserve and a RAMSAR Protected Wetland, the Cienaga Grande in the coastal state of Magdalena has been both a battlefield of Colombia’s decades-long civil war and ...

    Local Press Report - 02/05/2016 - 09:30

  5. Health Officials Puzzled by Red River in Costa Rica

    5 Feb 2016- 09:32 by Local Press Report SAN JOSE Q Costa Rica Health officials have been unable to determine what caused the Maria Aguilar river to run red for a few hours, saying the time between the alert by residents and the visit by officials made it ...

    Local Press Report - 02/05/2016 - 09:32

  6. Colombia’s Sambingo River the First to Dry Up Due to Illegal Mining

    5 Feb 2016- 09:33 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Latin Correspondent Illegal mining and the El Niño extreme weather system have completely dried out one river in Colombia’s Cauca department. Access Climate Corporate Risk Disasters Ecosystems Food Security ...

    Local Press Report - 02/05/2016 - 09:33

  7. Green Climate Fund to Provide $300 Million for India’s Mission Kakatiya

    4 Feb 2016- 14:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HYDERABAD, India Mission Kakatiya, a program that aims to restore all water reservoirs in India's Telangana state, is expected to receive $300 million USD from the Green Climate Fund (GCF). The GCF, which ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/05/2016 - 10:06

  8. World Bank Lends Zambia $850 Million for Water, Agriculture, Energy Sectors

    5 Feb 2016- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia The World Bank will provide some $850 million USD in financing Zambia’s water, agriculture and energy sectors, the bank's senior operations officer, Chrissie Kamwendo, said this week. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/05/2016 - 10:06

  9. Communities in Colombia’s Choco Province File Lawsuit Over Mercury Contamination Following Child Deaths

    5 Feb 2016- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUIBDÓ, Colombia Members of indigenous and black communities in Colombia’s western Choco province have filed a lawsuit in the country’s Constitutional Court, claiming water contamination from mining activity in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/05/2016 - 10:06

  10. Peruvian Amazon Communities File Complaint Against State Oil Company

    5 Feb 2016- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Indigenous communities in the Peruvian Amazon are planning to file a complaint against state-owned oil company Petroperu over a crude oil spill late last month. Edwin Montenegro, president of the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/05/2016 - 10:06

  11. UN Releases Emergency Funds to Aid Vulnerable People in North Korea

    4 Feb 2016- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced this week that he would release $8 million USD from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to provide assistance to more than 2.2 million ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/04/2016 - 10:48

  12. Kenyan Counties Must Pay Water Bills or Face Cuts: Wamalwa

    4 Feb 2016- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Mombasa, Kilifi and Kwale counties in Kenya’s Coast region must be prepared to pay their outstanding water wills or face supply cut-offs by the Coast Water Services Board (CWSB), Water and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/04/2016 - 10:33

  13. Bangladesh’s Development Goals Depend on Better Water Governance: Reports

    4 Feb 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh Bangladesh’s development goals, including improved standards of living, food security and growth of textile exports, will not be possible unless the country does a better job of improving ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/04/2016 - 09:59

  14. AfDB Approves $91 Million for Ugandan Water and Sanitation Project

    4 Feb 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda The African Development Bank (AfDB) this week approved a $91 million USD loan to support the second phase of Uganda’s Water and Sanitation Program. The program targets 1.43 million people, the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/04/2016 - 09:59

  15. Haryana State Approves $90 Million for Drinking Water Project

    4 Feb 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHANDIGARH, India India’s Haryana state has approved $90 million USD for a project to increase drinking water supply. The funds, which were approved by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, will be used to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/04/2016 - 09:59

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