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  1. Decision Scaling Approach Includes Ecosystems at Start of Project

    13 Oct 2014- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLLEGE PARK, MD, United States Using decision scaling-- an approach that identifies key ecological and hydrological vulnerabilities ecosystems face with regard to future climate shifts-- provides the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/13/2014 - 10:45

  2. World Bank Pledges $50 Million for Water, Sanitation in Haiti

    10 Oct 2014- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank on October 9th pledged to provide $50 million USD for water and sanitation initiative in Haiti that will reach some 2 million people living in cholera hot spots. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/10/2014 - 10:40

  3. Environmental Lobby Calls for Cancellation of Lagos Water Privatization Plan

    10 Oct 2014- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAGOS, Nigeria An environmental lobby group in Nigeria is calling for cancellation of the planned partnership between the Lagos State government and the World Bank to privatize water supply services. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/10/2014 - 10:40

  4. Rights Group Calls for WASH Focus During Haiti Donors Conference

    9 Oct 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank, international donors and the Haitian government were urged to include an emphasis on WASH in schools during a donors’ conference in Washington, DC this week aimed ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/09/2014 - 10:23

  5. US Government Pledges Support for Pakistan’s Diamer-Bhasha Dam

    9 Oct 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The US government this week pledged support for Pakistan’s massive $14 billion USD Diamer-Bhasha Dam project on the Indus River. During a Business Opportunity Conference at the US ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2014 - 10:13

  6. World Bank to Fund Infrastructure Projects in the Nile Basin: Official

    9 Oct 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The World Bank will finance a range of infrastructure projects in the Nile Basin region to promote sustainable development and foster cooperation among riparian states, Gustavo Saltiel, the bank& ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/09/2014 - 10:23

  7. Senegal Could Have New Desalination Plant in Six Years

    2 Oct 2014- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAKAR, Senegal Senegal’s largest private water services provider, Senegalaise des Eaux (SDE), is planning to build a 100,000-cubic-meter-per-day desalination plant in the next six years to address water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/02/2014 - 09:00

  8. 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

  9. World Bank to Provide $11 Billion for Water, Hydropower, Flood Protection in Pakistan

    1 Oct 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The World Bank will provide some $11 billion USD to Pakistan over the next four years for water, irrigation and hydropower projects, including the Diamer-Bhasha and Dasu dams, as ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/01/2014 - 10:25

  10. Aral Sea Almost Completely Dry: NASA

    30 Sep 2014- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Central Asia's Aral Sea-- once the world's fourth-largest inland lake-- is now almost completely dried up, the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration said this ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/30/2014 - 10:46

  11. World Bank to Lend China $500 Million for Water Environmental Services

    30 Sep 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The World Bank has approved three loans to China, totalling some $500 million USD, to improve water environmental services in urban and rural areas of three provinces. The loans for Qinghai, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/30/2014 - 10:18

  12. World Bank Calls Kenya’s Mobile Phone Water Bill Payment System “a Success”

    26 Sep 2014- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya’s first mobile phone water bill payment system has been termed a “big success” by the World Bank. Joseph Ambajo, the World Bank Water and Sewerage Program Sociologist for Africa, said on ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/26/2014 - 10:08

  13. Zimbabwe, Zambia Get $280 Million for Kariba Dam Repairs

    25 Sep 2014- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe and Zambia will receive $280 million USD from the European Union and other donors to repair the Kariba Dam on the Zambezi River. The dam is the main hydropower generation source for ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/25/2014 - 11:03

  14. Salvadoran and Honduran Officials Hold Talks on Goascorán River Project

    24 Sep 2014- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador The Vice Minister of El Salvador's Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, Ángel Ibarra, met with a delegation of Honduran officials last weeek for talks on restoration ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/24/2014 - 10:45

  15. Gold Panning in Niger River Threatens $140 Million Water Project

    23 Sep 2014- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAMAKO, Mali Traditional gold mining methods in Mali pose a threat to ongoing construction work at the $140 million USD Kabala water treatment plant near the capital, Bamako. Various stakeholders warned during ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/24/2014 - 12:49

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