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  1. IBRD Lends Kazakhstan $102 Million for Irrigation Infrastructure Upgrades

    5 May 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), part of the World Bank Group, will lend Kazakhstan $102 million USD to upgrade agricultural water infrastructureunder an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2014 - 10:00

  2. Indian Ocean Islands Launch Risk Assessment and Financing Initiative

    30 Apr 2014- 10:03 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC World Bank The Southwest Indian Ocean Risk Assessment and Financing Initiative (SWIO RAFI) will be launched  during the fifth  Regional Platform for Risk Transfer Mechanisms (April 28-30), hosted by ...

    Local Press Report - 04/30/2014 - 10:03

  3. World Bank Approves $103 Million Loan to Kazakhstan for Irrigation

    30 Apr 2014- 10:04 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC World Bank The Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan signed a $102.9 million loan agreement with the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) to support efficient water use and ...

    Local Press Report - 04/30/2014 - 10:04

  4. World Bank Lends Sri Lanka $102 Million for Disaster Risk Financing

    25 Apr 2014- 09:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank this week approved a $102 million USD line of credit to Sri Lanka for disaster risk financing. Sri Lanka is the first South Asian nation to access this new ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/25/2014 - 09:55

  5. World Bank Approves $100 Million to Burundi for Hydropower

    24 Apr 2014- 10:11 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC World Bank The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$100 million grant to the Republic of Burundi to finance  the Jiji and Mulembwe hydropower project. Only four percent of ...

    Local Press Report - 04/24/2014 - 10:11

  6. Azerbaijan, World Bank Begin Financing Discussions

    22 Apr 2014- 09:48 by Local Press Report BAKU Azerbaijan Business Center The government and the World Bank (WB) have not yet completed the negotiations on additional funding for the Azerbaijan Water Users Associations Development Support Project (WUAP). ...

    Local Press Report - 04/22/2014 - 09:48

  7. Paraguay’s Water, Sanitation Sectors Need $1.7 Billion in Investment

    22 Apr 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASUNCION, Paraguay Paraguay’s water and sanitation sectors require $1.7 billion USD in investment in order to meet the goals of rehabilitating Lake Ypacaraí, decreasing river contamination in the capital, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/22/2014 - 10:10

  8. Afghanistan Repeats Objections to Pakistan’s Dasu Dam

    18 Apr 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Afghanistan’s Foreign Ministry this week reaffirmed its objections to the $7.5 billion USD, 4,320-megawatt Dasu Dam project on the Indus River in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.  “We still ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/18/2014 - 10:00

  9. UN Officials Call for Desalinated Water, Proper Sanitation in Gaza

    16 Apr 2014- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GAZA UN officials last week called for provision of desalinated water and proper wastewater treatment in the Gaza Strip. “The strip should have good access to clean desalinated water in addition to proper, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/16/2014 - 10:05

  10. Malawi President Makes Commitment to Provide Safe Drinking Water

    15 Apr 2014- 09:53 by Local Press Report LILONGWE Malawi News Agency President Dr. Joyce Banda has said that her Government is committed to providing clean safe water to the population at all times. Speaking at Songwe border in Karonga on Monday when she ...

    Local Press Report - 04/15/2014 - 10:03

  11. Pakistan Expects World Bank to Approve $700 Million for Dasu Dam

    15 Apr 2014- 09:53 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Express Tribune Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said on Monday that the following discussions with the World Bank, the financial institution is likely to approve $700 million USD in May for the Dasu hydel ...

    Local Press Report - 04/15/2014 - 09:53

  12. SWA High-Level Meeting Brings 265 New Commitments to Universal WASH Access

    14 Apr 2014- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Government ministers from developing countries and donor partners made 265 new commitments toward achieving universal access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) during the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/14/2014 - 10:06

  13. El Salvador Groups Write Letter Against Mining Giant

    11 Apr 2014- 09:22 by Local Press Report SAN SALVADOR The Guardian A multinational mining company has been accused of launching "a direct assault on democratic governance" by suing El Salvador for more than US$300m (£179m) in compensation, after ...

    Local Press Report - 04/11/2014 - 09:22

  14. Harare Mayor Admits the City Overpaid for Water, Sewage Rehabilitation Work

    10 Apr 2014- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Giving evidence last week before the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Local Government, Public Works and National Housing, Harare Mayor Bernard Manyenyeni revealed that a $144 million USD ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/10/2014 - 10:05

  15. Conversations With Water Leaders: Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, Chairman of the Board, Nestlé S.A. on Nestlé’s Water and Wastewater Management Practices

    9 Apr 2014- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE Thirteenth in a series, “Conversations With Water Leaders,” conducted by OOSKAnews in association with  Singapore International Water Week. In this edition, Peter Brabeck, Chairman of the Board, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/09/2014 - 16:10

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