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  1. 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

  2. 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... - 05/14/2014 - 10:20

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Indian Candidates Accused of Mostly Ignoring Environmental Issues

    9 May 2014- 10:05 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Fox News As India faces certain water scarcity and ecological decline, the country's main political parties campaigning for elections have all but ignored environmental issues seen as crucial to India ...

    Local Press Report - 05/09/2014 - 10:05

  6. El Salvador Needs Another $255 Million Annually for Water and Sanitation: World Bank

    6 May 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador El Salvador needs annual investments of $255 million USD to bridge gaps in the water and sanitation sectors and guarantee sustainability of current services, according to a report ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/06/2014 - 10:23

  7. IBRD Lends Kazakhstan $102 Million for Irrigation Infrastructure Upgrades

    5 May 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), part of the World Bank Group, will lend Kazakhstan $102 million USD to upgrade agricultural water infrastructureunder an ...

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

  8. Indian Ocean Islands Launch Risk Assessment and Financing Initiative

    30 Apr 2014- 10:03 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC World Bank The Southwest Indian Ocean Risk Assessment and Financing Initiative (SWIO RAFI) will be launched  during the fifth  Regional Platform for Risk Transfer Mechanisms (April 28-30), hosted by ...

    Local Press Report - 04/30/2014 - 10:03

  9. World Bank Approves $103 Million Loan to Kazakhstan for Irrigation

    30 Apr 2014- 10:04 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC World Bank The Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan signed a $102.9 million loan agreement with the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) to support efficient water use and ...

    Local Press Report - 04/30/2014 - 10:04

  10. World Bank Lends Sri Lanka $102 Million for Disaster Risk Financing

    25 Apr 2014- 09:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank this week approved a $102 million USD line of credit to Sri Lanka for disaster risk financing. Sri Lanka is the first South Asian nation to access this new ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/25/2014 - 09:55

  11. World Bank Approves $100 Million to Burundi for Hydropower

    24 Apr 2014- 10:11 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC World Bank The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$100 million grant to the Republic of Burundi to finance  the Jiji and Mulembwe hydropower project. Only four percent of ...

    Local Press Report - 04/24/2014 - 10:11

  12. Azerbaijan, World Bank Begin Financing Discussions

    22 Apr 2014- 09:48 by Local Press Report BAKU Azerbaijan Business Center The government and the World Bank (WB) have not yet completed the negotiations on additional funding for the Azerbaijan Water Users Associations Development Support Project (WUAP). ...

    Local Press Report - 04/22/2014 - 09:48

  13. Paraguay’s Water, Sanitation Sectors Need $1.7 Billion in Investment

    22 Apr 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASUNCION, Paraguay Paraguay’s water and sanitation sectors require $1.7 billion USD in investment in order to meet the goals of rehabilitating Lake Ypacaraí, decreasing river contamination in the capital, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/22/2014 - 10:10

  14. Afghanistan Repeats Objections to Pakistan’s Dasu Dam

    18 Apr 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Afghanistan’s Foreign Ministry this week reaffirmed its objections to the $7.5 billion USD, 4,320-megawatt Dasu Dam project on the Indus River in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.  “We still ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/18/2014 - 10:00

  15. UN Officials Call for Desalinated Water, Proper Sanitation in Gaza

    16 Apr 2014- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GAZA UN officials last week called for provision of desalinated water and proper wastewater treatment in the Gaza Strip. “The strip should have good access to clean desalinated water in addition to proper, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/16/2014 - 10:05

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