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  1. Global Water Stewardship Forum- Participants Interviewed

    15 Dec 2016- 11:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland In November, OOSKAnews attended and reported on the inaugural Global Water Stewardship Forum, convened by the Alliance for Water Stewardship. During the event, OOSKAnews caught up with some ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/15/2016 - 11:20

  2. 75 Percent of Moldovans Will Have Access to Good Quality Water in 10 Years: Officials

    20 Oct 2016- 06:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHISINAU, Moldova Seventy-five percent of Moldovans will have access to drinking water networks by 2025, under a $563.45 million USD national program that runs from 2016 to 2025. The number of infectious ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/20/2016 - 06:52

  3. Central Chile Could Have 10 Percent Less Available Water by 2030: Report

    17 Nov 2015- 12:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Water availability in central Chile could drop by 10 percent by 2030, according to a new report released last week by NGO Fundacion Chile. The report, developed during the first 10 months of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/17/2015 - 12:05

  4. Trans-Boundary Water Can Be a Tool for Cooperation in the Mideast: Forum

    12 Oct 2015- 09:59 by Local Press Report GENEVA Daily Sabah International water experts raised concern on the alarming levels of water scarcity that could cause possible economic complications and regional conflicts and called for using transboundary ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2015 - 09:59

  5. Swiss Government Provides $24 Million to Boost Water Harvesting in Nicaragua’s Dry Corridor

    3 Mar 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUa, Nicaragua The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) has allocated $24 million USD to boost water harvesting in Nicaragua’s dry corridor. SDC Representative in Nicaragua Huberto Eisele said ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/03/2015 - 10:00

  6. Moldovan Schools Get Ecosan Toilets

    28 Jan 2015- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHISINAU, Moldova Ecosan toilets are being installed in schools throughout Moldova under a project financed by the Swiss and Austrian governments. Despite investments in water infrastructures in recent years, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/28/2015 - 10:27

  7. WHO Promotes Water Safety Plan in Tajikistan

    1 Oct 2014- 10:15 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE World Health Organization A workshop to raise awareness of the value of the water safety plan (WSP) approach among national stakeholders in the health, environment and water sectors as well as international ...

    Local Press Report - 10/01/2014 - 10:15

  8. Kyrgyzstan Announces $23 Million Swiss-Funded Water Infrastructure Project

    11 Jul 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan On July 8th, the government of Kyrgyzstan announced a $23 million USD project to upgrade the fresh and wastewater infrastructure in the capital city, Bishkek. The project is being carried ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/11/2014 - 10:03

  9. Switzerland Provides $21.24 Million for Water Supply, Sanitation in Moldova

    14 Apr 2014- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHISINAU, Moldova The Swiss government is providing $21.24 million USD between 2014 and 2017 to improve drinking water supply and sanitation in Moldova, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/14/2014 - 10:06

  10. Monitoring Begins at Macedonian Lake

    25 Jul 2013- 10:20 by Local Press Report SKOPJE Balkans.com The waters of FYR Macedonia's Lake Prespa are being monitored and its ecosystem under research by boat, provided by the project to protect the lake.  The Swiss Agency for Development and ...

    Local Press Report - 07/25/2013 - 10:20

  11. UNESCO Concerned Over Glacier Retreat in Andes

    9 Jul 2013- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HUARAZ, Peru Lack of monitoring of rapidly retreating Andean glaciers is putting 100 million people in the region at risk, according to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/09/2013 - 09:59

  12. Peruvian Taxpayers Association Warns of Water Quality, Access Problems

    Over half of the Peruvian population lacks access to a secure water supply, and two-thirds consume water of poor quality, the group "Taxpayers for Respect" (Contribuyentes por el Respeto) said on April 9. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/12/2013 - 10:13

  13. Aquino Calls for Funds to Rehabilitate Cagayan de Oro Water Supply System

    10 Jan 2012- 10:10 by Local Press Report MANILA Malaya (Philippines) Philippine President Benigno Aquino directed the Department of Budget and Management to release $1.2 million USD for rehabilitation of Cagayan de Oro’s water supply system and $14 ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:32

  14. Switzerland Contributes $20 Million USD for Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Trust Fund

    5 Dec 2011- 18:10 by Local Press Report TUNIS African Development Bank (Press Release) The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation will provide $20 million USD for the African Development Bank (AfDB)-managed Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Trust ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:35