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  1. Chile’s Agriculture Ministry Targets Water Conservation, Energy Efficiency Projects

    25 Aug 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile In an effort to promote innovation and environmental sustainability in the country’s agriculture sector, Chile’s Ministry of Agriculture, through its Institute of Agriculture and Livestock Deve ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/25/2015 - 10:02

  2. Kazakhstan's Agriculture Ministry Allocates $58 Million for Water Infrastructure in 2015

    21 Apr 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan The Kazakh government has allocated $58.3 million USD for 26 water infrastructure rehabilitation and construction projects in 2015, the Ministry of Agriculture announced last week. That figu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/21/2015 - 10:05

  3. China Aims to Reduce Agricultural Pollution by 2020

    15 Apr 2015- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The Chinese government has set a goal of reducing agricultural pollution by 2020, according to a Ministry of Agriculture document released this week. Chinese Vice Minister of Agriculture Zhang T ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/15/2015 - 10:41

  4. Kenya Allocates $51 Million to Boost Climate Resilience in Arid Counties

    12 Mar 2015- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The Kenyan government and the African Development Bank (AfDB) are jointly funding a $51 million USD program to boost climate resilience in the country’s arid and semi-arid counties, senior offic ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/18/2015 - 11:46

  5. Kazakhstan Builds New Dam on Syr Darya River

    2 Mar 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Kazakhstan has started building a new non-rigid (earth and rockfill) dam on the Syr Darya River in Kyzylorda province in order to prevent water shortages in the region, the Kazakh Ministry of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/02/2015 - 10:05

  6. Italian Firm Seeks Compensation From Namibian Government Over Dam Project Delays

    20 Jan 2015- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia Italian construction firm Salini Impregilo is reportedly asking for an extra $51.5 million USD in compensation from the Namibian government for the $249 million USD Neckartal Dam project. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2015 - 13:23

  7. Chilean Producers Use Solar Pumps for Irrigation

    10 Dec 2014- 10:04 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Fresh Plaza Small producers in Chile are reaping the benefits of the sun improving their crops. The Ministry of Energy of Chile and the Foundation for Agricultural Innovation (FIA) of the Ministry of Agric ...

    Local Press Report - 12/10/2014 - 10:37

  8. Peru Approves New Institute to Investigate Glaciers, Mountains

    9 Dec 2014- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru The Peruvian Congress on December 5th approved creation of the National Research Institute of Mountain Glaciers and Ecosystems, or INIAGEM, which will provide data to decision- makers on ways to miti ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/12/2014 - 08:42

  9. Armenia Moves Water Committee to Agriculture Ministry

    5 Dec 2014- 10:07 by Local Press Report YEREVAN ARKA News Agency Armenia’s State Committee of Water Resources has been withdrawn from the Ministry of Territorial Administration and incorporated into the Ministry of Agriculture, Minister-Chief of governmen ...

    Local Press Report - 12/05/2014 - 10:07

  10. Costs of Sonora Mine Spill to Exceed $1.48 Billion

    20 Nov 2014- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico The remediation costs for damage to land and water caused by a copper sulfate spill from a mine in Mexico's Sonora State last August is expected to exceed $1.48 billion USD, according ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/26/2014 - 12:03

  11. Chile’s Luksic Group Exploring Sale of Aguas Antofagasta

    18 Nov 2014- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chilean conglomerate the Luksic Group is exploring the sale of water company Aguas Antofagasta. Santander Bank is organizing the sale, which will take place in 2015, the Luksic Group said. Inte ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/18/2014 - 10:20

  12. Iran Allocates $225 Million to Restore Lake Urmia

    4 Nov 2014- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN, Iran The Iranian government this week announced a $225 million USD funding allocation to restore Lake Urmia, in the northwest of the country near the Turkish border. Nearly 70 percent of the water body ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/04/2014 - 10:33

  13. Spain, Serbia Discuss Water Management

    24 Oct 2014- 11:27 by Local Press Report BELGRADE In Serbia Charge d’Affaires of the Spanish Embassy in Serbia Inigo Ramirez de Haro Valdes informed Serbian Minister of Agriculture and Environmental Protection Snezana Bogosavljevic Boskovic that Spanish c ...

    Local Press Report - 10/24/2014 - 11:27

  14. Gulf Water Conference Recommends GCC Water Treatment Center

    23 Oct 2014- 10:34 by Local Press Report MUSCAT Oman Tribune The 11th Gulf Water Conference recommended at the conclusion of its delibration on Wednesday the establishment a joint Gulf Centre for research on water desalination, purification and treatment. ...

    Local Press Report - 10/23/2014 - 10:34

  15. Water Shortages Threaten Government Rice Farm in Namibia

    15 Oct 2014- 10:28 by Local Press Report KALIMBEZA New Era Rice seedlings at the Kalimbeza project are at great risk of wilting in the heat following a shortage of water at the government-owned farm. The Kalimbeza rice project is located on the banks of t ...

    Local Press Report - 10/15/2014 - 10:38