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  1. India's Kabul River Dam Support Likely To Unnerve Pakistan

    4 Dec 2020- 07:49 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW DELHI, India India has announced plans to build the Shahtoot Dam on Afghanistan’s Kabul River, which will help residents of Kabul but is likely to unsettle downstream Pakistan. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, India’ ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/07/2020 - 09:11

  2. Ditches, Trenches And Small Dams To Address Kabul Water Crisis

    3 Nov 2020- 06:44 by Local Press Report KABUL Arab News Afghanistan’s government has started building nearly 2 million trenches and 25 small dams to address a water crisis in the capital city of Kabul, caused by a booming population and wasteful consumpti ...

    Local Press Report - 11/03/2020 - 06:56

  3. ADB Finance To Enhance Agricultural Productivity in Afghanistan

    3 Nov 2020- 07:08 by Staff- Water Diplomat KABUL, Afghanistan The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has confirmed an additional $18.3 Million USD in funding for the Panj-Amu River Basin Sector Project that is aimed at enhancing agricultural productivity in nor ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/04/2020 - 08:14

  4. Afghanistan Government Deploys Unemployed Workers To Rehabilitate Kabul Groundwater Resources

    16 Jun 2020- 09:10 by Local Press Report KABUL Thomson Reuters As lockdown measures imposed in March take their toll on Afghanistan's workforce, the government is employing more than 40,000 jobless workers to rehabilitate groundwater supplies for its ...

    Local Press Report - 06/16/2020 - 09:10

  5. Afghanistan: Human Migration, Groundwater Extraction And The Opium Crop

    12 May 2020- 14:42 by Staff- Water Diplomat KABUL, Afghanistan Rapid transformation of former desert areas in southwest Afghanistan has affected the population residing there, threatening long-term viability of this population’s livelihood. “When the Wate ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:15

  6. UNHCR Accelerates COVID-19 Support For Displaced Persons In Africa, Asia

    15 Apr 2020- 07:55 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland East, Horn And Great Lakes Region Of Africa The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has confirmed its new measures to increase capacity to prevent, treat and limit the potential spread of COVID-19 in r ...

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

  7. Pandemic May Contribute To The Collapse Of Already Fragile States

    4 Apr 2020- 10:41 by Staff- Water Diplomat DELFT, Netherlands The Water, Peace and Security Partnership (WPS), a coalition which develops tools and services that help identify water-related security and conflict risks, has described how “a perfect storm o ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 06:49

  8. Reinforcing Afghanistan Water Diplomacy

    27 Dec 2019- 07:15 by Local Press Report KABUL MENAFN Afghanistan has many natural resources, especially in terms of water and mines, but they haven't been tapped effectively so far. Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iran have a long history of conflict ove ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:30

  9. Japanese Water Advocate Assassinated In Afghanistan

    27 Dec 2019- 07:14 by Local Press Report JALALABAD The Hindu Few other foreign nationals have perhaps received as much love and admiration from the Afghans as Tetsu Nakamura, a Japanese doctor who dedicated his life to improving healthcare, water availabi ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:31

  10. ADB, World Bank Support Expansion Of Afghanistan's Dalha Dam

    17 Sep 2019- 08:17 by OOSKAnews Info KABUL, Afghanistan Afghanistan's second largest dam, the Dahla, is benefit from almost $349 Million USD in new grant funding from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), and an additional $230 Million USD from the World ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 09/17/2019 - 08:17

  11. Afghanistan: Peace Jirga Resolves 50-year Water Dispute

    23 Apr 2019- 09:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JALALABAD, Afghanistan The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) announced April 23 the successful conclusion of a 3-day Jirga to resolve a 50-year dispute over water resources in the provin ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/26/2019 - 10:04

  12. Kabul River Struggles With Pollution, Transnational Tensions

    10 Feb 2019- 11:03 by Local Press Report KABUL The News International With flotsam, tonnes of plastic in the form of bags, bobbing forks, knives, even spoons, bowls and plates, the once happy Kabul River (KR), meandering across the city, is nothing more t ...

    Local Press Report - 02/10/2019 - 11:03

  13. Climate Change Threatens Loss of Two-thirds Of Hindu Kush Himalaya Glaciers, 1.65 Billion People Live In Downstream Valleys

    5 Feb 2019- 11:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal A new report commissioned by the eight countries in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan, warns that current levels ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/05/2019 - 12:37

  14. Russian Energy Giant To Invest In Pakistan Dams

    18 Jan 2019- 08:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan Giant state-run Russian energy company Inter RAO Group has offered to invest $2 Billion USD in Pakistan water and power sector projects, including the Mohmand dam on the Swat River. Inter RAO ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/18/2019 - 08:55

  15. Afghanistan And Pakistan Face Looming Water Conflict?

    20 Dec 2018- 12:33 by Local Press Report KABUL The Diplomat From the Mayan Empire to modern-day Syria and Yemen, water insecurity has been a predominant cause of social distress, conflict, and crisis. Studies show that there is a 75 to 95 percent probabil ...

    Local Press Report - 12/20/2018 - 12:33

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