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  1. World Bank to Provide Another $34.95 Million for Water Sector Capacity-Building in Pakistan

    28 Jan 2016- 08:59 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Pakistan Observer Pakistan and World Bank, Wednesday, signed an agreement of $ 34.95 million as additional financing for Water Sector Capacity Building for services to improve management and investment ...

    Local Press Report - 01/28/2016 - 08:59

  2. Mexican President Asked to Serve as Co-chair of UN High Level Panel on Water

    26 Jan 2016- 09:49 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY Government of Mexico Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has been invited by United Nations  Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and by Jim Yong KIm of the World Bank to co-chair the High Level Panel on ...

    Local Press Report - 01/26/2016 - 09:49

  3. Afghanistan, World Bank Sign Two Grant Agreements

    25 Jan 2016- 08:37 by Local Press Report KABUL Afghan News Agency Two grant agreements worth $128 million were signed between the Ministry of Finance of Afghanistan and the World Bank, covering two key sectors-- Farm Water Management Project and ...

    Local Press Report - 01/25/2016 - 08:37

  4. UN, World Bank, Partners Form Heads of State Panel on Water

    22 Jan 2016- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAVOS, Switzerland A new Heads of State Panel on Water, which aims to mobilize support for the water-related UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the top political level, was announced this week during ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/22/2016 - 10:40

  5. World Bank Lends India $178.5 Million for Neeranchal Watershed Project

    21 Jan 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The Indian government and the World Bank have signed a$178.5 million USD loan agreement for the Neeranchal National Watershed Project. The project, which will be implemented over a six-year ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2016 - 10:03

  6. Kenya’s Busia County to Benefit From Water Security, Climate Resilience Project

    15 Jan 2016- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya’s Busia County will benefit from a new World Bank-sponsored project that aims to improve institutional frameworks and strengthen water security and climate resilience in the Lower Nzoia ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2016 - 11:07

  7. China Three Gorges Corporation to Build $2.4 Billion Kohala Hydropower Project in Pakistan

    11 Jan 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Chinese state-owned power company China Three Gorges Corporation (CTGC) has announced that it will develop the $2.4 billion USD, 1,100-megawatt Kohala Hydropower Project on the Jhelum River ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/11/2016 - 10:14

  8. Philippines Joins Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

    7 Jan 2016- 09:51 by Local Press Report MANILA CNN Philippines It's official: the Philippines has become the 57th founding member of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). Philippine Ambassador to China Erlinda Basilio signed on ...

    Local Press Report - 01/07/2016 - 09:51

  9. Lilongwe Water Board to Expand Treatment Plants

    23 Dec 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi The Lilongwe Water Board, the sole water supply authority in Malawi’s capital, will expand its treatment plants as part of a plan to improve the quality of water supplied to low-income areas ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/23/2015 - 10:13

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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