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  1. World Bank to Lend China $500 Million for Water Environmental Services

    30 Sep 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The World Bank has approved three loans to China, totalling some $500 million USD, to improve water environmental services in urban and rural areas of three provinces. The loans for Qinghai, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/30/2014 - 10:18

  2. World Bank Calls Kenya’s Mobile Phone Water Bill Payment System “a Success”

    26 Sep 2014- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya’s first mobile phone water bill payment system has been termed a “big success” by the World Bank. Joseph Ambajo, the World Bank Water and Sewerage Program Sociologist for Africa, said on ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/26/2014 - 10:08

  3. Zimbabwe, Zambia Get $280 Million for Kariba Dam Repairs

    25 Sep 2014- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe and Zambia will receive $280 million USD from the European Union and other donors to repair the Kariba Dam on the Zambezi River. The dam is the main hydropower generation source for ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/25/2014 - 11:03

  4. Salvadoran and Honduran Officials Hold Talks on Goascorán River Project

    24 Sep 2014- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador The Vice Minister of El Salvador's Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, Ángel Ibarra, met with a delegation of Honduran officials last weeek for talks on restoration ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/24/2014 - 10:45

  5. Gold Panning in Niger River Threatens $140 Million Water Project

    23 Sep 2014- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAMAKO, Mali Traditional gold mining methods in Mali pose a threat to ongoing construction work at the $140 million USD Kabala water treatment plant near the capital, Bamako. Various stakeholders warned during ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/24/2014 - 12:49

  6. Pakistan Again Asks ADB to Fund Diamer-Bhasha Dam

    19 Sep 2014- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistani Finance Minister Ishaq Dar again asked for Asian Development Bank  (ADB) funding for the $14 billion USD, 4,500-megawatt Diamer-Bhasha dam project during talks with ADB President ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/19/2014 - 10:13

  7. Blantyre Supply Interruptions to Continue Until 2015

    17 Sep 2014- 10:03 by Local Press Report BLANTYRE Malawi News Agency Residents of Blantyre City and the surrounding areas should brace for more water supply shortages as Blantyre water Board (BWB) has indicated that the current water supply disruptions ...

    Local Press Report - 09/17/2014 - 10:03

  8. UN Urges More Donor Support for Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

    17 Sep 2014- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRUT, Lebanon The United Nations this week called on the international community to increase assistance to Lebanon, which has taken in some 1.4 million refugees fleeing the civil war in neighboring Syria. UN ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/17/2014 - 10:13

  9. World Bank Lends Ethiopia $206 Million for WASH Services

    16 Sep 2014- 10:17 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA Addis Fortune The Ethiopian One National WASH Program under the WASH Implementation Framework (WIF) has received a 4.1 billion Br loan from the World Bank (WB) to improve access to water, sanitation and ...

    Local Press Report - 09/16/2014 - 10:17

  10. Coordination Between Industry Sectors Key to Easing Water Scarcity

    16 Sep 2014- 10:20 by Local Press Report STOCKHOLM IRIN Manufacturing, agriculture and energy sectors are going to have to coordinate their water use much more efficiently if water scarcity is to be avoided, say experts. "In the next 30 years global ...

    Local Press Report - 09/16/2014 - 10:20

  11. World Bank, International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea Sign MoU

    9 Sep 2014- 10:44 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Insurancenews.net The International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea signed today a Memorandum of Understanding, which strengthens their cooperation aimed at improving water management, social, economic ...

    Local Press Report - 09/09/2014 - 10:47

  12. Paraguay Presents $150 Million Final Recover Plan for Lake Ypacarai

    9 Sep 2014- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASUNCION, Paraguay The Paraguayan government last week presented the final plan for recovery of Lake Ypacarai, worth a total of $150 million USD. The main components of the plan include construction of two ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/09/2014 - 10:44

  13. South African Professor Receives Stockholm Water Prize

    5 Sep 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden During this year’s World Water Week, Professor John Briscoe of South Africa was awarded the Stockholm Water Prize for his work in both global and local water management, which showed an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/05/2014 - 10:00

  14. World Bank Study Looks at Pre-Paid Water Meters in African Cities

    4 Sep 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank’s Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) released a report last week that looks at the limits and possibilities of pre-paid water in urban Africa, warning that these ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/04/2014 - 09:59

  15. Brazil Presents National Water Security Plan

    4 Sep 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil Brazil's ational Water Agency (ANA) and the Ministry of National Integration last week presented the government's National Water Security Plan for 2020 and 2034.  According to ANA, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/04/2014 - 09:59

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