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  1. Romania Prepared to Defend Its Actions in Rosia Montana Mine Case: Environment Minister

    31 Jul 2015- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Romania has operated within the law in its handling of Gabriel Resources’ controversial Rosia Montana mining project, and is prepared to defend itself in court, Romanian Environment, Waters ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/31/2015 - 11:02

  2. Lack of Basin-Wide Information Hinders Development on the Brahmaputra: Study

    31 Jul 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BENGALURU, India The potential for agriculture and hydropower development on the trans-boundary Brahmaputra River has not been realized due to “lack of an authoritative, reliable, and comprehensive network of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/31/2015 - 10:06

  3. Israeli Lawmaker Calls for Special Commission on Water Delivery to Jordan

    29 Jul 2015- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel Israeli Knesset Internal Affairs and Environment Committee Chairman David Amsalem on July 28th called for creation of a special commission to look into ways for Israel to deliver water to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2015 - 10:40

  4. World Bank Grants $55 Million for Water, Sanitation in Haiti

    24 Jul 2015- 09:37 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Haiti Libre This week Wilson Laleau, the Minister of Economy and Finance and Mary Barton Dock, representative of the World Bank signed two grant agreements totaling $55 million US dollars. $50 ...

    Local Press Report - 07/24/2015 - 09:37

  5. World Bank Extends Deadline for Bisri Dam Loan

    24 Jul 2015- 09:34 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Zawya The deadline for a $474-million World Bank loan to fund a crucial water-supply project that is pending approval from Parliament was extended this week with hours to spare, a move that could have wide ...

    Local Press Report - 07/24/2015 - 09:34

  6. Gabriel Resources to Seek Damages From Romania Over Rosia Montana Gold Mine

    23 Jul 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Canadian miner Gabriel Resources Ltd. announced this week that it is seeking damages from Romania for blocking the planned Rosia Montana open-pit gold and silver mine in the country’s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/23/2015 - 10:16

  7. Murang’a County Leaders Threaten to Halt Kenya's Northern Collector Tunnel Project

    17 Jul 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Leaders in Kenya’s Murang’a County this week threatened to put a stop to construction work on the controversial $74 million USD Northern Collector Tunnel unless the local population is allowed ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/17/2015 - 10:17

  8. India’s Nabard to Spend $4.73 Billion on Irrigation in Next Three Years

    17 Jul 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India’s government-owned National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) has announced it is allocating $4.73 billion USD to increase irrigation facilities throughout the country ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/17/2015 - 10:17

  9. World Bank Lends Iraq $350 Million for Emergency Reconstruction Work

    14 Jul 2015- 09:33 by Local Press Report BAGHDAD Reuters Iraq and the World Bank signed a $350 million loan agreement on Sunday to fund emergency reconstruction in towns recaptured from Islamic State militants, a deal Baghdad said marked the first ...

    Local Press Report - 07/14/2015 - 09:33

  10. Kenyan President Intervenes to End Deadlock in Northern Collector Tunnel Project

    8 Jul 2015- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has personally intervened to try save the controversial $74 million USD Northern Water Collector Tunnel project, which aims to provide a permanent solution for ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/08/2015 - 10:43

  11. Athi Water Services Board Denies That Tunnel Project Will Affect Local Rivers

    7 Jul 2015- 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MURANG'A, Kenya Kenya’s Athi Water Services Board (AWSB) this week dismissed concerns that the controversial $74 million USD Northern Water Collector Tunnel project would reduce water levels in rivers in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/07/2015 - 09:58

  12. Zambia's Irrigation Funds Still Unused

    2 Jul 2015- 10:22 by Local Press Report LUSAKA Times of Zambia Four years after the World Bank approved and released the $115 million Irrigation Development Support Fund loan, much of it has not yet been spent due to cumbersome procurement process. ...

    Local Press Report - 07/02/2015 - 10:23

  13. World Bank Lends Sri Lanka $165 Million for Water, Sanitation Improvements

    30 Jun 2015- 10:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka The World Bank has approved a $165 million USD soft loan to Sri Lanka to provide safe drinking water and improve sanitation in the country’s former northern war zone and central highland tea ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/30/2015 - 10:49

  14. World Bank Provides $2 Million Grant for Palestinian Water Sector

    29 Jun 2015- 10:20 by Local Press Report RAMALLAH World Bank A $2 million grant to the Palestinian water sector will strengthen the capacity of the water authority and contribute to implement reform initiatives as outlined in the water law. The World Bank ...

    Local Press Report - 06/29/2015 - 10:20

  15. World Bank Approves $11.6 Million for Laos Poverty Reduction Fund

    25 Jun 2015- 11:03 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC World Bank To enable the construction of vital infrastructure including schools, health clinics, roads and drinking water systems for poor communities across Laos, the World Bank’s Board of Executive ...

    Local Press Report - 06/25/2015 - 11:03

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