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  1. EIB to Fund Serbian Reconstruction After Floods

    12 Jun 2014- 10:10 by Local Press Report BELGRADE ANSAmed The European Investment Bank (EIB) will extend loans and financing to rebuild Serbian infrastructure that has been damaged or destroyed by recent floods, bank sources said Wednesday. Negotiations ...

    Local Press Report - 06/12/2014 - 10:10

  2. World Bank Approves $588 Million for Pakistan’s Dasu Hydropower Project

    12 Jun 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The World Bank has approved $588 million USD in funding for Pakistan’s $7.5 billon USD, 4,320-megawatt Dasu Dam on the Indus River. "The World Bank on June 10 approved allocation of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/12/2014 - 10:10

  3. 86 Villages in Nigeria Benefit from $78 Million Water Project

    9 Jun 2014- 10:19 by Local Press Report LAGOS Daily Independent Some 86 communities in Cross River have benefitted from the N12.5 billion ($78 million USD) water supply project sponsored by the state government in collaboration with the World Bank and ...

    Local Press Report - 06/09/2014 - 10:19

  4. Uzbek Group Calls on World Bank to Halt Loans for Irrigation, Citing Forced Labor in Cotton Industry

    3 Jun 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan A small separatist group in Uzbekistan’s northwestern Karakalpakstan region has called on World Bank President Jim Yong Kim to postpone $411 million USD worth of loans under a program aimed ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/04/2014 - 10:37

  5. World Bank to Provide $350 Million for Ukrainian Water Utilities

    28 May 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine The World Bank on May 23rd agreed to provide a further tranche of $1.5 billion USD in funding to Ukraine for economic reform and development. Of that total, $350 million USD will go to the Second ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/28/2014 - 10:21

  6. Climate Change Critical to World Bank’s “Thirsty Energy” Initiative

    27 May 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa The effects of climate change on both water availability and demand, as well as on energy supply and demand, are integral parts of the World Bank’s Thirsty Energy Initiative, a tool ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/28/2014 - 11:54

  7. World Bank to Lend Sri Lanka $83 Million for Dam Safety

    21 May 2014- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka The World Bank is providing an extra $83 million USD to help Sri Lanka expand a program to improve safety at high-risk dams throughout the country. “Considering that water is a key natural ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/21/2014 - 10:08

  8. World Bank to Assist Azerbaijan With Irrigation, Drainage

    21 May 2014- 09:54 by Local Press Report BAKU Azerbaijan Business Center The World Bank will assist Azerbaijan in development of irrigation and drainage system in agriculture. According to the Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Minister Heydar Asadov ...

    Local Press Report - 05/21/2014 - 09:54

  9. Tallinna Vesi Threatens to File $110 Million Claim Against Estonian Regulator

    21 May 2014- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TALLINN, Estonia Tallinna Vesi, the water company serving the Estonian capital, announced last week that it was considering seeking international arbitration against the Estonian government for violating its ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/21/2014 - 10:08

  10. Pakistan's Finance Ministry Releases $254 Million for Diamer-Bhasha Dam

    19 May 2014- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan’s Finance Ministry last week announced it was releasing $253.8 million USD to start construction of the 4,500-megawatt, $14 billion USD Diamer-Bhasha hydropower dam. Construction ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/19/2014 - 10:05

  11. Most EU Operational Funds for Bulgaria Will Go Toward Water, Waste Management

    19 May 2014- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SOFIA, Bulgaria Most of the funding provided under the European Union's new Environment Operational Program for Bulgaria, which runs from 2014-2020, will go toward water and waste management, according to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/19/2014 - 10:05

  12. World Bank Lends Morocco $158.6 Million for Water Projects

    15 May 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RABAT, Morocco The World Bank this week approved a $158.6 million USD loan to Morocco for water projects in rural areas. “The strategy of the [World Bank’s] International Finance Corporation (IFC) is to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2014 - 10:01

  13. Uganda to Build $45 Million Multi-Purpose Dam

    14 May 2014- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda The Ugandan government has signed a $44.7 million USD loan agreement from the World Bank’s Cooperation in International Waters for Africa (CIWA) multi-donor trust fund and the Swedish ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2015 - 11:16

  14. International Donors Fund $25 Million Worth of Wastewater Projects in Gaza

    13 May 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GAZA The World Bank last week approved $13 million USD worth of financing for wastewater treatment projects in Gaza. The Palestinian Authority, the European Union, the French Development Agency, the Japanese ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/13/2014 - 10:12

  15. Paraguay Plans to Invest $2.42 Billion in Water, Sanitation Projects

    13 May 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASUNCION, Paraguay Paraguay’s Ministry of Public Works and Communications on May 9 announced plans to spend $2.42 billion USD on water and sanitation projects in the next five years. Among other things, the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/13/2014 - 10:12

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