World Bank

Search results

Displaying 61 - 70 of 1451

  1. OOSKAnews Voices: Warming Climate, Rising Waters at the Paris COP: Green Bonds, #ClimateIsWater, and Marrakesh

    21 Dec 2015- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS, OR, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a new series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/21/2015 - 10:08

  2. Karachi Residents Launch New Protests Over Water, Electricity Shortages

    18 Dec 2015- 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan Karachi residents took to the streets again this week to protest water and electricity shortages throughout the city. The protesters chanted anti-government slogans and blocked streets, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/18/2015 - 10:37

  3. World Bank Lends Vietnam $415 Million to Rehabilitate Aging Dams

    18 Dec 2015- 08:49 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Thanh Nien News The World Bank has approved US$415 million in credit support to Vietnam for a project which will rehabilitate some 450 aging and damaged irrigation dams to make them safer for ...

    Local Press Report - 12/18/2015 - 08:49

  4. World Bank Sees Decline in Private Investment in Energy, Transport, Water Infrastructure

    16 Dec 2015- 08:48 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC World Bank Despite a sharp decline in private investment in energy, transport, and water infrastructure in developing countries in the first six months of 2015, investment in renewable energy ...

    Local Press Report - 12/16/2015 - 08:48

  5. Work on Ludhiana Common Effluent Treatment Plant Stalled Due to Non-Payment

    14 Dec 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUDHIANA, India Work on a common effluent treatment plant in the city of Ludhiana, in India’s Punjab state, has been halted because local textile dying businesses have said they are unable to pay their share ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/14/2015 - 10:00

  6. COP21: 195 Nations Sign Paris Climate Agreement

    13 Dec 2015- 20:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France Representatives of 195 nations on December 12th signed an historic agreement aimed at halting global warming. The agreement, signed after an all-night session in the Paris suburb of Le Bourget, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/14/2015 - 10:02

  7. Pakistan Seeks World Bank Arbitration to Resolve Water-Sharing Dispute With India

    9 Dec 2015- 10:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government plans to ask the World Bank to appoint a neutral expert to help resolve the conflict between Pakistan and India over hydropower projects being built in the Kashmir ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/21/2015 - 15:51

  8. World Bank to Funds Kenya's Mwache Dam Project

    4 Dec 2015- 09:21 by Local Press Report MOMBASA Daily Nation Some USD $200 million will be spent on improving water supply to Mombasa from Kwale County. According to a statement released from Paris by the Presidential Strategic Communication Unit, the ...

    Local Press Report - 12/04/2015 - 09:21

  9. COP21’s “Resilience Day” Sees Launch of Paris Pact, #ClimateIsWater Initiative

    3 Dec 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France The third day of the COP21 climate talks in Paris on December 2nd, designated “Resilience Day,” saw a number of initiatives launched under the Lima to Paris Action Agenda (LPAA). The LPAA seeks to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/03/2015 - 10:15

  10. World Bank Announces Increased Funding to Address Water Challenges in India, Africa

    3 Dec 2015- 08:26 by Local Press Report PARIS Xinhua The World Bank Group announced Wednesday a significant boost in funding for water programs in India, the Niger River Basin, Morocco and Kenya to help tackle water challenges. Climate Development Aid ...

    Local Press Report - 12/03/2015 - 08:26

  11. Ghana Aims to Achieve 100 Percent Water Coverage by 2025

    3 Dec 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ACCRA, Ghana The government of Ghana last week reaffirmed its commitment to achieving universal water coverage by 2025. Addressing the media last week, Minister for Water Resources, Works and Housing Dr. Kwaku ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/03/2015 - 10:13

  12. Israel, Jordan Announce Prequalification Tender for Red Sea-Dead Sea Canal

    3 Dec 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel Israel and Jordan on December 1st issued a prequalification tender for the first phase of the Red Sea-Dead Sea canal. Israeli Interior Minister Silvan Shalom and Jordanian Water and Irrigation ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/03/2015 - 10:13

  13. World Bank to Lend Egypt $1 Billion by the End of the Year

    25 Nov 2015- 09:14 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Daily News Egypt Egyptian Minister of International Cooperation Sahar Nasr awaits the World Bank’s ratification for providing Egypt with a loan worth $1bn before the end of the current year. Earlier ...

    Local Press Report - 11/25/2015 - 09:14

  14. IFC to Provide Nearly $20 Million for Kigali Water Project

    23 Nov 2015- 09:43 by Local Press Report KIGALI The East African The World Bank's private sector lending arm, the International Finance Corporation, plans to invest Rwf14.7 billion ($19.75 million) towards the development of a water project near ...

    Local Press Report - 11/23/2015 - 09:43

  15. Mexico City to Provide Drinking Water Access to All Residents by 2018

    23 Nov 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico All Mexico City residents will have access to good-quality drinking water by 2018 under a $604 million USD World Bank-financed program, Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera announced over the weekend ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/23/2015 - 10:39

Pages