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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Agriculture Safe Option for Afghan Economy

    14 Aug 2017- 08:27 by Local Press Report KABUL Pahjwok Afghan News FAO urges more ag investment. Access Climate Food Security Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology Investment Sanitation, Hygiene & Disease Scarcity Social Issues Kabul Asia Afghan ...

    Local Press Report - 08/18/2017 - 10:45

  8. Experts Urge Proper Management of Afghanistan’s Water Resources

    27 Jul 2017- 11:22 by Local Press Report KABUL Tolo News Currently most of the Afghanistan's water flows into neighboring countries. Critics say government’s “inability” to take advantage of the country’s water resources could pose a major financial ...

    Local Press Report - 07/27/2017 - 11:22

  9. Afghanistan-Iran: Tension Continues

    14 Jul 2017- 11:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN, Iran Afghanistan’s Ministry of Energy and Water last week said it is working hard to implement plans to build “at least 20” large and medium-sized dams in the country, in the latest charged chapter of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/14/2017 - 11:26

  10. Iranian Envoy Says Rouhani’s Remarks Were Misconstrued

    10 Jul 2017- 11:49 by Local Press Report KABUL TOLONews Iran’s Ambassador to Kabul, Mohammad Reza Bahrami, in an interview with TOLOnews on Friday, said the remarks made by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Afghanistan’s dam projects “were misunderstood ...

    Local Press Report - 07/10/2017 - 11:49

  11. Afghanistan Plans To Build At Least 20 More Dams

    10 Jul 2017- 11:49 by Local Press Report KABUL TOLO News The Ministry of Energy and Water (MoEW) on Saturday said it is working hard to implement plans to build 20 large and medium-sized dams in the country. According to them, at least 15 dams are current ...

    Local Press Report - 07/10/2017 - 11:49

  12. Rouhani Criticizes Afghanistan and Calls for Regional Cooperation, while Iran’s Own Damming Remains Controversial

    6 Jul 2017- 11:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN, Iran Iranian president Hassan Rouhani this week called for water cooperation among neighboring regional countries in overcoming environmental risk and maintaining peace, while tensions remain over Iran’ ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/06/2017 - 11:42

  13. Iran Accused of Conspiring with Taliban to Target Aghan Water Projects

    30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Afghanistani provincial governors have accused the government of Iran of conspiring with Afghan Taliban leadership to target Afghan water projects. The accusation emerged last wee ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/30/2017 - 15:23

  14. UN Calls For More Effective Dispute Resolution in Afghanistan

    25 Oct 2016- 12:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KABUL, Afghanistan A new United Nations (UN) report has called for more effective and transparent means of resolving agriculture-related water disputes in Afghanistan. “The stakes involved in water disputes ar ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/25/2016 - 12:29

  15. Herat Supply Projects Inaugurated

    19 Oct 2016- 07:29 by Local Press Report HERAT Relief Web More than 20,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) living in the Maslakh settlement of Herat province will benefit from five UN-supported potable drinking water projects formally inaugurated in a ...

    Local Press Report - 10/19/2016 - 07:29

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