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  1. OOSKAnews Voices: Feeling the Power of Climate Change: What Is Green Hydropower in a Shifting Climate?

    3 Mar 2016- 09:59 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... - 03/03/2016 - 09:59

  2. Zambia Starts Construction of Mwomboshi Dam

    2 Mar 2016- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia Zambian President Edgar Lungu this week announced the start of construction of the $28 million USD Mwomboshi Dam in the Chisamba district of Zambia's Central Province. The project is being ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/02/2016 - 10:16

  3. World Bank Names New Country Director for Philippines

    1 Mar 2016- 08:58 by Local Press Report MANILA The Philippine Star The World Bank yesterday announced the appointment of Mara Warwick as its new country director in the Philippines effective March 1. Development Aid Investment Social Issues Manila ...

    Local Press Report - 03/01/2016 - 08:58

  4. World Bank Lends DRC $150 Million for Urban Water Access

    29 Feb 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo The World Bank has approved an additional $150 million USD to finance the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) Urban Water Supply Project, which aims to increase ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/29/2016 - 10:02

  5. World Bank Approves $88 Million Loan for Water, Sanitation, Flood Control in Teresina

    26 Feb 2016- 08:43 by Local Press Report TERESINA The Financial The Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank approved on February 24 an additional loan of US$88 million to the Municipality of Teresina, Piauí State capital, in Northeast Brazil. ...

    Local Press Report - 02/26/2016 - 08:43

  6. Bulgaria Signs Water Sector Advisory Services Agreement With World Bank

    23 Feb 2016- 10:16 by Local Press Report SOFIA Sofia News Agency Today, Bulgaria will sign a consultancy services agreement in the water and sewerage sector with the World Bank. The advisory services agreement (worth BGN 3 M) aims to develop a new ...

    Local Press Report - 02/23/2016 - 10:16

  7. Kenya’s Northern Water Collector Tunnel to Be Launched Soon: Water Minister

    22 Feb 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya’s long-delayed $74 million USD Northern Water Collector Tunnel project will be launched in a matter of weeks, according to Water and Irrigation Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/22/2016 - 10:14

  8. World Bank Cancels Loan for Sanitation Projects in Egypt

    22 Feb 2016- 09:05 by Local Press Report CAIRO Amwal al Ghad The World Bank has cancelled a $38 million loan for Egypt's sanitation projects, a governmental source with knowledge of the matter told Amwal Al Ghad Saturday. Development Aid Innovation, ...

    Local Press Report - 02/22/2016 - 09:05

  9. Tajikistan Seeks to Address Sedimentation in Nurek Dam

    16 Feb 2016- 08:45 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE Water Power & Dam Construction Without effective management, the sediment build up at the 300m tall Nurek dam on the river Vakhsh has the potential to significantly impact on its power generating ...

    Local Press Report - 02/16/2016 - 08:54

  10. World Bank to Allocate Another $2.83 Million to Improve Livelihoods in Rural Tajikistan

    16 Feb 2016- 08:54 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE AKI Press The World Bank will allocate additional $2.83 million for the Tajikistan Environmental Land Management and Rural Livelihoods Project. Development Aid Ecosystems Food Security Social Issues ...

    Local Press Report - 02/16/2016 - 08:54

  11. World Bank Offers Guidance on Integrating WASH and Nutrition

    10 Feb 2016- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) can be a key factor in addressing the problem of undernutrition, according to new guidance from the World Bank. Undernutrition causes an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/10/2016 - 11:03

  12. Irrigation Ministers From Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan Discuss Contract for Dam Studies

    10 Feb 2016- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Irrigation ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan held talks in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, on February 10th to look over the technical offers submitted by French consultancies BRL Group ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/10/2016 - 10:09

  13. India’s NABARD to Raise $13 Billion From World Bank, ADB

    10 Feb 2016- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India’s National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) plans to raise $13 billion USD in the form of loans from foreign lenders for irrigation projects in 10 states. The Indian ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/10/2016 - 10:09

  14. Egypt Needs $2.8 Billion for New Wastewater Plants

    9 Feb 2016- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt needs $2.8 billion USD to finance construction of wastewater treatment plants in the coming years, President Abdel Fattah al Sisi said. Speaking at the inauguration of water and housing ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/09/2016 - 10:21

  15. World Bank Lends Zambia $850 Million for Water, Agriculture, Energy Sectors

    5 Feb 2016- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia The World Bank will provide some $850 million USD in financing Zambia’s water, agriculture and energy sectors, the bank's senior operations officer, Chrissie Kamwendo, said this week. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/05/2016 - 10:06

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