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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Water a Platform for Growth: World Water Week

    2 Sep 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Water is a platform for growth, for other sectors and for society as a whole, Professor John Briscoe, winner of the 2014 Stockholm Water Prize, said at the opening of World Water Week in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/03/2014 - 09:56

  5. Nigeria Seeks $1 Billion for Water Projects

    25 Aug 2014- 10:21 by Local Press Report ABUJA The Nation The federal government yesterday said it will seek about $1billion loan and grants from development partners to improve water supply and irrigation in the country. The loan, which will be sourced ...

    Local Press Report - 08/25/2014 - 10:21

  6. World Bank Approves $30 Million Loan to Georgia

    20 Aug 2014- 10:07 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Azernews The Georgian government and the World Bank (WB) signed an agreement to provide a soft loan worth $ 30 million to finance the "Second project for development of municipal and regional ...

    Local Press Report - 08/20/2014 - 10:07

  7. Albania Seeks Bids to Rehabilitate 11 Dams

    19 Aug 2014- 10:00 by Local Press Report TIRANA Balkans.com Business News Albania's Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Water Administration seeks bids for civil construction to rehabilitate and modernize 11 dams in Albania's Drin ...

    Local Press Report - 08/19/2014 - 10:00

  8. Kyrgyzstan Says It Will Not Unilaterally Revise Water-Sharing System With Kazakhstan

    13 Aug 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TALAS, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyz Prime Minister Djoomart Otorbaev offered assurances last week that his government will not unilaterally revise the water-sharing system it has with Kazakhstan for supply from the Kirov ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/13/2014 - 10:07

  9. Lower Mekong Countries Launch New Initiative for Security, Sustainability

    11 Aug 2014- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar During a meeting in Myanmar on August 9th, foreign ministers of the Lower Mekong Iitiative (LMI) countries-- Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam-- announced the formation of a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/11/2014 - 10:24

  10. World Bank Lends Albania $10 Million for Environmental Project

    5 Aug 2014- 09:47 by Local Press Report TIRANA Balkans.com Business News A loan agreement for a US$10 million Environment Services Project was signed in Tirana Albania last weel. The agreement was signed on behalf of the Government of Albania by the ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2014 - 09:47

  11. Uzbekistan Criticizes World Bank Over Rogun Dam Report

    4 Aug 2014- 09:59 by Local Press Report TASHKENT AzerNews Uzbekistan has criticized the World Bank's recently-published report on Key Issues for Consideration of the Proposed Rogun Hydropower Project and use of transboundary water resources. Speaking ...

    Local Press Report - 08/04/2014 - 09:59

  12. Nigeria Approves 16-Year Water Master Plan

    28 Jul 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABUJA, Nigeria Nigeria’s Executive Council last week approved a new 16-year integrated National Water Resources Master Plan for the country. “We got approval for the National Water Resources Master Plan 2013, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/28/2014 - 10:00

  13. Salvadoran Activists Take Case Against Mining Company to Human Rights Tribunal

    18 Jul 2014- 10:16 by Local Press Report GENEVA Oxfam America Victims of mining-related human rights violations in El Salvador presented the case of Pacific Rim/Oceana Gold to a special tribunal in Geneva recently. The transnational mining company is ...

    Local Press Report - 07/18/2014 - 10:20

  14. World Bank Expands Project in Azerbaijan

    16 Jul 2014- 10:19 by Local Press Report BAKU News.AZ The World Bank has expanded and restructured its second project- Second National Water Supply and Sanitation Project (NWSSP) for Azerbaijan. The Bank informs that the WB Board of Executive Directors ...

    Local Press Report - 07/16/2014 - 10:19

  15. Nigerian State Receives $65 Million From World Bank

    16 Jul 2014- 10:19 by Local Press Report LAGOS Daily Independent Bauchi State government is to enjoy a World Bank loan facility of $65 million to up-grade the Water Supply Scheme in the state towards the provision of adequate portable drinking water to ...

    Local Press Report - 07/16/2014 - 10:19

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