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  1. India Support For New Afghanistan Dam Likely To Upset Pakistan

    13 Aug 2018- 09:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KABUL, Afghanistan India agreed last week to assist in building a new dam in Afghanistan, in a move that is likely to provoke protest from Pakistan over sharing of water resources. India’s support to the Afgha ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/13/2018 - 09:21

  2. Parts Of Kabul Uninhabitable Due To Groundwater Pollution

    17 Jun 2018- 10:40 by Local Press Report KABUL Gandhara Residents of Afghanistan’s restive, teeming capital have struggled for years with terrorist attacks, a lack of services, a booming population, clogged traffic, and toxic air. A study by the nongovern ...

    Local Press Report - 06/17/2018 - 10:40

  3. Dam Those Deadlines: Afghanistan Prez Bans Water Ministry Travel Until Infrastructure Milestones Met

    31 May 2018- 08:41 by OOSKAnews Info KABUL, Afghanistan Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani is reported to have "banned" international travel by the leadership of the country's Energy and Water Ministry until certain water infrastru ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/05/2018 - 10:27

  4. Human Migration In Afghanistan As Drought Intensifies

    29 May 2018- 08:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KABUL, Afghanistan Drought is affecting two-thirds of provinces across Afghanistan with more than two million people expected to become severely food insecure and in need of humanitarian assistance, according ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:17

  5. New Water Share Detente Between Afghanistan And Iran?

    7 May 2018- 06:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN, Iran Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told the country’s parliament May 6 that Afghanistan has pledged to let Iran have its share of water from the Hirmand River and the supply for feeding ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:18

  6. Afghanistan Water Reserves Level "Extremely Worrying"

    2 Apr 2018- 09:28 by Local Press Report KABUL Tolo News Officials from the Ministry of Energy and Water on Sunday raised concern over water resources in the country and said the total amount of running and underground water had dropped significantly in th ...

    Local Press Report - 04/02/2018 - 09:28

  7. Two "Quality Dam Construction Companies" to be Established: Afghanistan Minister

    26 Mar 2018- 06:25 by Local Press Report KABUL Pajhwok Afghan News Energy and Water Minister Ali Ahmad Osmani said on Sunday that works were nearing completion on amending the law on water and establishing two quality dam construction companies. He said A ...

    Local Press Report - 03/26/2018 - 06:25

  8. Private Wells Siphon Off Afghanistan's Water

    26 Feb 2018- 13:39 by Local Press Report QALAT Institute for Water & Peace Reporting A proliferation of privately-dug wells are draining water resources in Zabul province and threatening the livelihoods of hundreds of local farmers. Low rainfall has l ...

    Local Press Report - 02/26/2018 - 13:39

  9. Continuing Drought Will Damage Northern Province Wheat Yield

    5 Feb 2018- 07:54 by Local Press Report MAZAR-I-SHARIF Pajhwok Afghan News Farmers in northern Balkh province are concerned at inadequate snowfall this year, fearing that continued drought will damage their crops. In most parts of northern Afghanistan, in ...

    Local Press Report - 02/05/2018 - 07:54

  10. Guterres Highlights Water Cooperation at Security Council Briefing on Afghanistan and Central Asia

    24 Jan 2018- 05:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New YORK NY “Regional cooperation offers opportunities to address common concerns, including counter-terrorist financing, improving border security, fostering dialogue with religious institutions and leaders, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/24/2018 - 05:03

  11. 14 New Reservoirs Completed in Samangan Province

    14 Jan 2018- 22:21 by Local Press Report ALBAK, Afghanistan Pajhwok News Construction work on 14 water reservoirs having the capacity to store 500 cubic meters water has been completed at a total cost of $12 million in northern Samangan province, an offic ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2018 - 22:21

  12. Sputnik News: Afghanistan Wants Russian Expertise in Restoring Infrastructure

    7 Dec 2017- 08:36 by Local Press Report KABUL Sputnik International Emerging from years of war and internal strife, Afghanistan looks at Russia to help rebuild the country’s ravaged economy. Russian companies’ vast experience in building major dams and ot ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2017 - 08:36

  13. US Announces “Global Water Strategy”. Does Your Country Get a Mention? What, no Pakistan? No Yemen?

    16 Nov 2017- 14:15 by OOSKAnews Info Washington, DC The aid agency of the USA has released a strategy document regarding the country’s vision of a “more water-secure world…where people and nations have the water they need to be healthy, prosperous, and re ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 11/16/2017 - 14:23

  14. Afghan Ministry Signs 151 Potable Water Contracts

    13 Nov 2017- 08:53 by Local Press Report KABUL Pajhwok Afghan News The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) on Sunday signed 151 contracts for potable water supply projects, costing 361 million afghanis ($5.5 Million USD), with local co ...

    Local Press Report - 11/13/2017 - 08:53

  15. Russian Company Wins Afghan Dam Contract

    6 Nov 2017- 08:04 by Local Press Report KABUL Tolo News A Russian company has won the contract for the construction of Machalgho Dam in Paktia province – in the southeast of Afghanistan. Work on construction of the dam project will kick off within the nex ...

    Local Press Report - 11/06/2017 - 08:04

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