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  1. World Bank Country Manager Visits Agricultural Site in Tajikistan

    11 Dec 2014- 10:18 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE World Bank World Bank Country Manager for Tajikistan Patricia Veevers-Carter and the Government of Tajikistan project team visited the Khatlon Province earlier this week to meet with beneficiaries and ...

    Local Press Report - 12/11/2014 - 10:18

  2. World Bank Approves $100 Million to Repair Zambezi Dam

    11 Dec 2014- 10:16 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC World Bank The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$75 million IDA* Credit and US$25 million grant from the Government of Sweden to Zambia for the Kariba Dam Rehabilitation ...

    Local Press Report - 12/11/2014 - 10:16

  3. Kenyan County Officials Criticize World Bank-Funded Supply Project

    11 Dec 2014- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya John Mruttu, governor of Kenya’s Taita Taveta County, this week criticized the Coast Water Services Board and the World Bank over a water supply project in Voi District. The project, which ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/11/2014 - 10:27

  4. Zero Open Defecation Campaign Makes Progress in the Philippines

    5 Dec 2014- 10:15 by Local Press Report MANILA SciDev.Net A campaign that seeks to eliminate the practice of open defecation is producing positive results for poor communities in the Philippines, especially for women and children. The Zero Open Defecation ...

    Local Press Report - 12/05/2014 - 10:18

  5. Hotter Climate Is Already Impacting Food, Water, Energy Security: World Bank

    26 Nov 2014- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Climate change is already causing heat and weather extremes that put food, water and energy security at risk, according to a report released this week by the World Bank. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/26/2014 - 10:46

  6. India’s VA Tech Wabag Wins Contract for World Bank-Backed Sanitation Project in the Philippines

    25 Nov 2014- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India Indian municipal and industrial water treatment company VA Tech Wabag won a $16.1 million USD contract from Maynilad Water Services, the Philippine water concessionaire serving the west zone of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/25/2014 - 11:36

  7. Niger Gets $190 Million for Dam Project

    24 Nov 2014- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NIAMEY, Niger Niger has secured $190.39 million USD to fund construction of a 130-mwgawatt earth dyke hydropower dam on the Niger River. The country’s Planning Minister, Amadou Boubacar Cisse, said last week ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/24/2014 - 10:41

  8. Kenya Invests in Public Education to Improve Sanitation

    19 Nov 2014- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya will channel more resources to behavioral change campaigns, in order to improve sanitation at the household and community level, officials said during events to mark World Toilet Day on ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/19/2014 - 10:47

  9. Zimbabwe’s Bankrupt Water Authority Delays Border Town Projects

    13 Nov 2014- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Water projects the Zimbabwe-South Africa border town of Beitbridge have stalled because the cash-strapped Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA) has failed to release funding, officials ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/13/2014 - 10:22

  10. Ukrainian Capital to Start New Water Treatment Program

    10 Nov 2014- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Kyiv authorities are preparing a new project to improve tap water quality in the city, Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko said on November 8th. “We are not only going to consider environmental problems ...

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

  11. Nigerian Government Approves World Bank Loan for Irrigation, Water Supply

    6 Nov 2014- 10:51 by Local Press Report LAGOS Daily Independent The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved a plan to borrow a total of $945 million from the World Bank to finance irrigation systems and flood control projects in Oyo State and ...

    Local Press Report - 11/06/2014 - 10:51

  12. Donors Pledge Nearly $3 Billion to Save Drying Aral Sea

    3 Nov 2014- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent URGENCH, Uzbekistan International donors last week pledged $2.9 billion USD to help save the Aral Sea, which was once the world’s fourth-largest inland lake but is now almost completely dry. The funding-- ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/03/2014 - 10:34

  13. World Bank Lends Uzbekistan $441 Million

    31 Oct 2014- 10:46 by Local Press Report TASHKENT Trend News Agency The WB regional director for Central Asia Saroj Kumar Jha and the Uzbek First Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Rustam Azimov signed two loan agreements worth $ 414 million. The ...

    Local Press Report - 10/31/2014 - 10:46

  14. Global Financial Downturn Hampered Water Utility Development: World Bank

    24 Oct 2014- 11:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Utilities providing wastewater services, especially those operating in poor urban areas, were negatively affected by the financial crises of 2008 and 2010, according to a new ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/24/2014 - 11:29

  15. World Bank Allocates $300 Million to Azerbaijan

    23 Oct 2014- 10:38 by Local Press Report BAKU APA Today, Azerbaijan and the World Bank have signed three new loan agreements with the total amount of $300 mln for modernization of justice services, improvement of infrastructure services for rural ...

    Local Press Report - 10/23/2014 - 10:38

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