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  1. Karachi’s $240 Million K-IV Water Project Gets Environmental Clearance

    16 Nov 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan The Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week issued a no-objection certificate to the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB), effectively giving the go-ahead for construction of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/16/2015 - 10:03

  2. World Bank Approves $200 Million for Water, Hygiene in Rural Cambodia

    16 Nov 2015- 09:10 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Tuoi Tre News The World Bank has approved a US$200 financing package for Vietnam to help the country solve health issues in rural and mountainous areas stemming from limited access to water supply ...

    Local Press Report - 11/16/2015 - 09:10

  3. World Bank, ADB Weigh In on New Development Banks

    12 Nov 2015- 08:42 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Devex The rise of China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the New Development Bank led by Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, known as the BRICS has attracted significant public ...

    Local Press Report - 11/12/2015 - 08:42

  4. Philippines, World Bank Issues Guidelines for Water PPPs

    11 Nov 2015- 09:06 by Local Press Report MANILA Partnership Bulletin The Philippines PPP Center and the World Bank have launched new guidelines for local governments to develop new water PPPs. Policy Regulation Reputational Risk Water Industry Manila ...

    Local Press Report - 11/11/2015 - 09:06

  5. Jharkhand Plans Three New Dams

    10 Nov 2015- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RANCHI, India India’s Jharkand state has announced plans to build three new dams, at a cost of $2.1 billion USD, to help meet its growing water needs.  The dams will built on the Baski River in Mandar Block, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/10/2015 - 10:15

  6. World Bank Approves $41 Million for Water Resource Management in Chile

    9 Nov 2015- 08:40 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO QNA The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved close to US$41 million in financing to strengthen the Ministry of Public Works' (Chile) capacity for managing water resources, public ...

    Local Press Report - 11/09/2015 - 08:40

  7. Climate Change Threatens the Poor: World Bank

    9 Nov 2015- 08:33 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC World Bank A new World Bank report "Shock Waves: Managing the Impacts of Climate Change on Poverty" shows that climate change is an acute threat to poorer people across the world, with the ...

    Local Press Report - 11/09/2015 - 08:33

  8. OOSKAnews Voices: Why Achieving SDG 6 Needs Information and Communication Technologies

    9 Nov 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DENVER, CO, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a new series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/09/2015 - 10:21

  9. Pakistan to Approach World Bank to Finance Tarbela Dam Pipeline Project

    9 Nov 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government has decided to approach the World Bank about financing a $1.2 billion USD project that would supply drinking water from Tarbela Dam on the Indus River to the twin ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/09/2015 - 10:21

  10. Israel, Jordan Prepare International Tender for Red Sea-Dead Sea Canal

    6 Nov 2015- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel Israel and Jordan have finished formulating an international tender to dig the Red Sea-Dead Sea canal, Israeli Interior Minister Silvan Shalom told Israel Radio. Shalom said the completed ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/06/2015 - 10:12

  11. World Bank Allocates $38 Million for Climate Resilience in Aral Sea Basin

    5 Nov 2015- 09:06 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC The Financial The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors on November 3 approved an allocation of US$38 million from the International Development Association to finance the first phase of the ...

    Local Press Report - 11/05/2015 - 09:06

  12. World Bank Provides $497.5 Million for Irrigation in Nigeria

    3 Nov 2015- 09:45 by Local Press Report ABUJA The Sun The World Bank has concluded plans to assist Nigeria boost irrigation activities with about N100 billion. Speaking while paying a courtesy visit to the Managing Director of the Sokoto Rima River Basin ...

    Local Press Report - 11/03/2015 - 09:45

  13. Lebanon at Risk of Losing Millions in Aid

    2 Nov 2015- 09:16 by Local Press Report BEIRUT AFP Lebanon's political stalemate has not only left uncollected garbage piling up in the streets, but now risks losing millions in international loans for key development projects because of a paralysed ...

    Local Press Report - 11/02/2015 - 09:16

  14. Egypt Launches $550 Million National Sanitation Program

    28 Oct 2015- 11:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt has launched the first phase of its $550 million USD, World Bank-funded national sanitation program, Minister of Housing Mostafa Madbouly announced today (October 28th). The program aims to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/28/2015 - 11:06

  15. Ethiopia Signs Two Loan Agreements With World Bank

    27 Oct 2015- 09:03 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA Addis Fortune Ethiopia and the World Bank have signed two loan agreements. USD$5.1 million is for the Tana and Beles Integrated Water Resources Development Project, which is currently underfinanced. USD ...

    Local Press Report - 10/27/2015 - 09:03

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