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  1. Pope Urges Ethiopia Dam Dialogue

    20 Aug 2020- 07:17 by Local Press Report ROME Vatican News Pope Francis said after the recitation of the Angelus on Saturday that he is "following with particular attention the situation of the difficult negotiations regarding the Nile between Egypt, ...

    Local Press Report - 08/20/2020 - 07:24

  2. Algae Turning Alpine Glacial Ice Pink

    6 Jul 2020- 10:51 by Local Press Report ROME Phys.org Scientists in Italy are investigating the mysterious appearance of pink glacial ice in the Alps, caused by algae that accelerate the effects of climate change. "The alga is not dangerous, it is a ...

    Local Press Report - 07/06/2020 - 10:51

  3. Mekong Delta Is The World's Biggest Source Of Global Inland Fish Catch

    15 Jun 2020- 08:16 by Local Press Report ROME The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations has ranked the Mekong Basin as the world’s most important hydrologic region or river basin for freshwater fish catches. In its latest State of ...

    Local Press Report - 06/15/2020 - 08:16

  4. $700 Million USD To Advance Environmental Priorities In Developing Countries

    6 Jun 2020- 10:04 by Staff- Water Diplomat Rome, Italy The Global Environment Facility (GEF) has agreed on $700 Million USD for projects and programmes to help developing countries keep advancing urgent environmental priorities through and beyond the coro ...

    Staff - Water D... - 07/03/2020 - 10:38

  5. Scotch Is Infallibly The Real Holy Water

    20 Apr 2020- 11:03 by Local Press Report ROME The National A clip of Pope Francis holding Scotch whisky and saying it is “the real holy water” was censored ahead of a new documentary about Scottish seminarians in Rome. The clip showed the Pope accept a bo ...

    Local Press Report - 04/20/2020 - 11:03

  6. Pope Links Coronavirus To Man-made Climate Crisis

    20 Apr 2020- 11:04 by Staff- Water Diplomat ROME, Italy On 9 April, Holy Thursday in the Catholic Church liturgical calendar, Pope Francis delivered his homily behind closed doors at St Peter's basilica in the Vatican, which has been closed to the pu ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 07:11

  7. Vatican Report Highlights COVID-19, Calls For Protection And Care Of Water Resources

    4 Apr 2020- 09:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The Roman Catholic Church's "Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development" has called for renewed efforts to confront water issues, to protect and care for water resourc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2020 - 09:49

  8. COVID-19: World Water Day Face-to-face Observances Postponed

    19 Mar 2020- 08:51 by Staff- Water Diplomat Edinburgh, Scotland In light of global spread of the coronavirus and following instructions from national authorities and guidance from the World Health Organization, certain World Water Day (22 March) observanc ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 11:04

  9. Former Foreign Ministers Urge "Protection Of Our Planet And Way Of Life"

    20 Feb 2020- 10:09 by Staff- Water Diplomat ROME, Italy A group of 23 former foreign ministers has warned that humanity’s ongoing destruction of nature threatens the survival of our species. In an 18 February statement released by members of the Aspen Min ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 14:15

  10. 41 Countries Need External Assistance For Food

    23 Sep 2019- 06:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFAO) has reported that there are 41 countries that continue to require some external assistance to meet food requirements. Conflicts act as t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/23/2019 - 06:35

  11. World Is Off-track Re SDG Targets: UNFAO

    21 Jul 2019- 12:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFA)) has issued a grim first report on progress towards achieving four critical Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with respect to eradicat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/21/2019 - 12:34

  12. UNFAO: Conflict And Climate Conditions Continue To Exacerbate Food Insecurity

    13 Jul 2019- 07:46 by Staff- Water Diplomat ROME, Italy Variable climate conditions and persistent conflicts contine to cause high levels of food insecurity in 41 countries, with 31 of these in Africa, UNFAO has reported. The Crop Prospects and Food Situa ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/26/2019 - 10:36

  13. Late Rains Exacerbate Famine in Drought-Hit Somalia

    20 May 2019- 05:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy Sophisticated analyses of rainfall, temperatures, water availability and vegetation health point to the worse drought in years in Somalia. An estimated 2.2 million people or 18 percent of the popul ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2019 - 05:23

  14. Pope Insists On Right To Clean Water

    26 Mar 2019- 06:07 by Local Press Report ROME The Tablet Access to clean, fresh water is a fundamental human right that must be defended, especially in poor areas where men, women and children are suffering the deadly effects of climate change, Pope Franc ...

    Local Press Report - 05/05/2019 - 08:08

  15. UNFAO and NDB To Join Forces To Help Meet SDGs

    3 Nov 2018- 07:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UNFAO) and the New Development Bank (NDB), formerly known as the BRICS Bank, have announced a new joint effort to help countries achieve ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/03/2018 - 07:19

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