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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. OOSKAnews Voices: Fighting the Language of Resilience: Godzilla vs The Blob

    3 Feb 2016- 10:57 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... - 02/03/2016 - 10:57

  4. Meters Are African Utilities' Best Bet to Improve Revenues: World Bank Expert

    29 Jan 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya African utilities could turn around their financial fortunes by making greater use of metering technology in the sale of water to bulk and individual customers. Chris Heymans, a senior water and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/29/2016 - 10:14

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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