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  1. Nile Basin Initiative HydroMet System Will Improve Water Resources Planning In Member States

    11 Dec 2019- 10:00 by Staff- Water Diplomat NAIROBI, Kenya Member States of the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) will share reliable data for better monitoring of the Nile’s water resources under the $5.5 Million USD Nile Basin Regional HydroMet System  to inf ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  2. Emissions Gap Report: Targets Won't Be Met

    2 Dec 2019- 08:59 by Staff- Water Diplomat NAIROBI, Kenya The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has released its annual Emissions Gap Report, in advance of the annual United Nations climate conference in Madrid. According to scientific models, p ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:23

  3. Rural Somalia Communities Receive Climate Adaptation Funding

    26 Nov 2019- 14:45 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Global Environment Facility Somalia and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) today launch a new $10 million climate adaptation project to help rural communities secure access to diminishing water supplies. M ...

    Local Press Report - 11/26/2019 - 14:45

  4. WASH Funding Inadequate In Eastern and Southern Africa

    12 Oct 2019- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya A new report on water, sanitation and health (WASH) sector financing in UNICEF’s Eastern and Southern Africa Region (ESAR) has identified massive funding gaps that will hinder achievement of WAS ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/10/2019 - 11:55

  5. Djibouti: "Immediate Action" Required To Address Climate Change Impacts

    6 Oct 2019- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Ursula Mueller, Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator at the United Nations has called on the international community to take immediate acti ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2019 - 09:58

  6. Sanitation Challenges In Post-conflict, Long-term Refugee Camps

    5 Oct 2019- 07:48 by Local Press Report NAIROBI UN Habitat What happens when conflicts and instability in other countries become protracted such that people are forced to stay in a refugee camp for a long period of time? How do basic services like housing ...

    Local Press Report - 10/05/2019 - 07:48

  7. Climate Shocks, Conflict and Economic Instability Cause Food Insecurity In East Africa

    9 Sep 2019- 05:29 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Intergovernmental Authority on Development An estimated 27 million people – or 24% of the total food insecure people in the world– lived in seven of the eight countries in the IGAD region, according to a new ...

    Local Press Report - 10/10/2019 - 09:44

  8. Kenya: Controversial Evictions As Country Seeks To Save "Water Tower"

    9 Sep 2019- 05:35 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Reuters Thousands of people are being removed from Kenya’s largest forest, a senior official said on Thursday, in a controversial move aimed at saving the country’s most important “water tower”, which has be ...

    Local Press Report - 10/10/2019 - 09:44

  9. Chinese Demand For Dead Donkeys Threatens Kenya Rural Water Distribution Systems

    7 Sep 2019- 05:35 by Local Press Report NAIROBI China Dialogue Growing demand for donkey meat and skin in China is causing a sharp decline in the animals in Kenya. Animal rights campaigners warn that donkeys could soon disappear in the east African countr ...

    Local Press Report - 09/07/2019 - 05:35

  10. Five Myths Must Be Busted In Quest For Affordable Access To Clean Water

    17 Jul 2019- 05:40 by OOSKAnews Info NAIROBI, Kenya A new policy brief from Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) examines population growth in sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) and southeast Asia and posits some “myths” that will have to be de-bunked in o ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/17/2019 - 05:40

  11. Eleven Pastoralists Die In Violent Dispute Over Watering Point

    14 May 2019- 12:48 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Standard, Kenya Eleven people died in North Horr Constituency in Marsabit County following conflict over watering point between Kenyan and Ethiopian herders. Local officials in Forole area on Monday sai ...

    Local Press Report - 05/14/2019 - 14:20

  12. Blacklisted China Company Wins Kenya Water Tender

    12 May 2019- 09:38 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Pulse Live In what is becoming a familiar trend in Kenya, a scandal in which a Chinese company blacklisted by six multilateral development banks (MDBs) was controversially awarded a $188 Million USD tender ...

    Local Press Report - 05/13/2019 - 05:53

  13. Climate Change Is Causing Depletion Of Kenya Water Resources

    10 May 2019- 07:16 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Xinhua Kenyan deputy president William Ruto on Wednesday said that climate change was to blame for shrinking water resources in the country. "Climate change is causing poor and delayed rainfall that in ...

    Local Press Report - 05/10/2019 - 07:16

  14. Smart Phone App To Improve Rainwater Harvesting In Africa

    23 Apr 2019- 11:57 by Local Press Report NAIROBI UN Environment Program It is now possible to calculate the amount of rainwater that can be harvested from the roof of houses thanks to a new smart phone app developed by UN Environment and the United Nation ...

    Local Press Report - 04/23/2019 - 11:57

  15. Kenya: Tullow Oil Must Pay CSR Price For Water; Risk Of Civil Unrest

    22 Apr 2019- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Multinational Tullow Oil is continuing negotiations to secure a water rights deal with officials of Turkana County in northern Kenya, for Kenya's first oil project, with a final investment ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/22/2019 - 07:32

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