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  1. Blantyre Supply Interruptions to Continue Until 2015

    17 Sep 2014- 10:03 by Local Press Report BLANTYRE Malawi News Agency Residents of Blantyre City and the surrounding areas should brace for more water supply shortages as Blantyre water Board (BWB) has indicated that the current water supply disruptions ...

    Local Press Report - 09/17/2014 - 10:03

  2. UN Urges More Donor Support for Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

    17 Sep 2014- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRUT, Lebanon The United Nations this week called on the international community to increase assistance to Lebanon, which has taken in some 1.4 million refugees fleeing the civil war in neighboring Syria. UN ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/17/2014 - 10:13

  3. World Bank Lends Ethiopia $206 Million for WASH Services

    16 Sep 2014- 10:17 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA Addis Fortune The Ethiopian One National WASH Program under the WASH Implementation Framework (WIF) has received a 4.1 billion Br loan from the World Bank (WB) to improve access to water, sanitation and ...

    Local Press Report - 09/16/2014 - 10:17

  4. Coordination Between Industry Sectors Key to Easing Water Scarcity

    16 Sep 2014- 10:20 by Local Press Report STOCKHOLM IRIN Manufacturing, agriculture and energy sectors are going to have to coordinate their water use much more efficiently if water scarcity is to be avoided, say experts. "In the next 30 years global ...

    Local Press Report - 09/16/2014 - 10:20

  5. World Bank, International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea Sign MoU

    9 Sep 2014- 10:44 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Insurancenews.net The International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea signed today a Memorandum of Understanding, which strengthens their cooperation aimed at improving water management, social, economic ...

    Local Press Report - 09/09/2014 - 10:47

  6. Paraguay Presents $150 Million Final Recover Plan for Lake Ypacarai

    9 Sep 2014- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASUNCION, Paraguay The Paraguayan government last week presented the final plan for recovery of Lake Ypacarai, worth a total of $150 million USD. The main components of the plan include construction of two ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/09/2014 - 10:44

  7. South African Professor Receives Stockholm Water Prize

    5 Sep 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden During this year’s World Water Week, Professor John Briscoe of South Africa was awarded the Stockholm Water Prize for his work in both global and local water management, which showed an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/05/2014 - 10:00

  8. World Bank Study Looks at Pre-Paid Water Meters in African Cities

    4 Sep 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank’s Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) released a report last week that looks at the limits and possibilities of pre-paid water in urban Africa, warning that these ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/04/2014 - 09:59

  9. Brazil Presents National Water Security Plan

    4 Sep 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil Brazil's ational Water Agency (ANA) and the Ministry of National Integration last week presented the government's National Water Security Plan for 2020 and 2034.  According to ANA, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/04/2014 - 09:59

  10. Water a Platform for Growth: World Water Week

    2 Sep 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Water is a platform for growth, for other sectors and for society as a whole, Professor John Briscoe, winner of the 2014 Stockholm Water Prize, said at the opening of World Water Week in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/03/2014 - 09:56

  11. Nigeria Seeks $1 Billion for Water Projects

    25 Aug 2014- 10:21 by Local Press Report ABUJA The Nation The federal government yesterday said it will seek about $1billion loan and grants from development partners to improve water supply and irrigation in the country. The loan, which will be sourced ...

    Local Press Report - 08/25/2014 - 10:21

  12. World Bank Approves $30 Million Loan to Georgia

    20 Aug 2014- 10:07 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Azernews The Georgian government and the World Bank (WB) signed an agreement to provide a soft loan worth $ 30 million to finance the "Second project for development of municipal and regional ...

    Local Press Report - 08/20/2014 - 10:07

  13. Albania Seeks Bids to Rehabilitate 11 Dams

    19 Aug 2014- 10:00 by Local Press Report TIRANA Balkans.com Business News Albania's Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Water Administration seeks bids for civil construction to rehabilitate and modernize 11 dams in Albania's Drin ...

    Local Press Report - 08/19/2014 - 10:00

  14. Kyrgyzstan Says It Will Not Unilaterally Revise Water-Sharing System With Kazakhstan

    13 Aug 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TALAS, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyz Prime Minister Djoomart Otorbaev offered assurances last week that his government will not unilaterally revise the water-sharing system it has with Kazakhstan for supply from the Kirov ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/13/2014 - 10:07

  15. Lower Mekong Countries Launch New Initiative for Security, Sustainability

    11 Aug 2014- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar During a meeting in Myanmar on August 9th, foreign ministers of the Lower Mekong Iitiative (LMI) countries-- Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam-- announced the formation of a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/11/2014 - 10:24

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