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  1. World Bank to Provide Lesotho $15 Million for Water Supply

    26 Jun 2014- 10:21 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC World Bank The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors approved today additional financing in the amount of US$15.435 million for the Water Sector Improvement Project, Phase 2. This project ...

    Local Press Report - 06/26/2014 - 10:21

  2. Peru Invests $700 Million for Water, Sanitation in Piura

    26 Jun 2014- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PIURA, Peru The Peruvian government is planning to invest some $700 million USD for water and sanitation projects in the country’s northwestern Piura Region, Housing Minister Milton von Hesse announced last ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/26/2014 - 10:33

  3. World Bank Report Finds $864 Million Water, Sanitation Investment Deficit in El Salvador, Honduras, Panama

    23 Jun 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States El Salvador, Honduras and Panama have an annual investment shortfall of $864 million USD that they need to fill in order to meet their national water and sanitation goals, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/23/2014 - 10:04

  4. World Bank Releases Draft Assessment for Tajikistan’s Rogun Hydropower Project

    20 Jun 2014- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank this week published its draft assessments of Tajikistan’s controversial Rogun Hydropower Dam, for discussion at the fifth information-sharing and consultation ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/25/2014 - 11:46

  5. Bosnia Flood Cost Now Totals More Than $2 Billion

    20 Jun 2014- 10:32 by Local Press Report SARAJEVO World Bulletin The Balkans' worst flooding in decades will cost Bosnia and Herzegovina around two billion euros in damages, the country’s foreign minister Zlatko Lagumdzija told the Anadolu Agency on ...

    Local Press Report - 06/20/2014 - 10:32

  6. World Bank Approves $45 Million for Safe Water, Sanitation Program in Tanzania

    19 Jun 2014- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania The World Bank on June 16th approved a $44.9 million USD loan to support Tanzania’s efforts to scale up access to safe drinking water and sanitation facilities for the rural and urban ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/19/2014 - 10:19

  7. Uttar Pradesh State Launches Potable Water Project

    16 Jun 2014- 10:11 by Local Press Report ALLAHABAD Times of India A World Bank-funded project to make potable water available in the villages of ten districts in eastern UP, including Allahabad, was launched at Chanaini village in Karchana tehsil on ...

    Local Press Report - 06/16/2014 - 10:11

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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